potboil

[ pot-boil ]
/ ˈpɒtˌbɔɪl /

verb (used without object)

to create potboilers.

Nearby words

  1. potbellied,
  2. potbellied pig,
  3. potbelly,
  4. potbelly stove,
  5. potbelly wood,
  6. potboiler,
  7. potbound,
  8. potboy,
  9. potch,
  10. poteen

Origin of potboil

First recorded in 1865–70; back formation from potboiler

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