a person who makes pottery.
Other definitions for potter (2 of 3)
- pot·ter·er, noun
- pot·ter·ing·ly, adverb
Other definitions for Potter (3 of 3)
Be·a·trix [bee-uh-triks], /ˈbi ə trɪks/, 1866–1943, English writer and illustrator of children's books.
Paul, 1625–54, Dutch painter.
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British Dictionary definitions for potter (1 of 3)
a person who makes pottery
British Dictionary definitions for potter (2 of 3)
(intr; often foll by about or around) to busy oneself in a desultory though agreeable manner
(intr; often foll by along or about) to move with little energy or direction: to potter about town
(tr usually foll by away) to waste (time): to potter the day away
the act of pottering
- potterer or esp US and Canadian putterer, noun
British Dictionary definitions for Potter (3 of 3)
(Helen) Beatrix. 1866–1943, British author and illustrator of children's animal stories, such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1902)
Dennis (Christopher George). 1935–94, British dramatist. His TV plays include Pennies from Heaven (1978), The Singing Detective (1986), and Blackeyes (1989)
Paulus. 1625–54, Dutch painter, esp of animals
Stephen. 1900–70, British humorist and critic. Among his best-known works are Gamesmanship (1947) and One-Upmanship (1952), on the art of achieving superiority over others
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