adjective, pot·ti·er, pot·ti·est.
- potts' operation,
Origin of potty1
noun, plural pot·ties.
Origin of potty2
Examples from the Web for potty
I mean, just the potty training of octuplets is enough to cause a mind to snap.Octomom Nadya Suleman Wants to Shed Her Creepy Persona|Maria Elena Fernandez|July 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Of course, sexual abuse isn't the same as videotaping a child on the potty.
If Athene hadn't had that potty little legacy left her, she couldn't have done this.A Family Man (From the Fifth Series Plays)|John Galsworthy
We are fighting for a principle; there is no potty that shall say I am not a peliever in principle.Strife (First Series Plays)|John Galsworthy
Potty, Pipes, and Piffle were very real to me, and lived like actual people in that dim garret.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Do you happen to have come across a goggle-eyed, potty little Alderman Brooker?The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
A man wot knows wet 'e's doin' is worth ten wot don't, even if 'e's a potty old parson.'The Club of Queer Trades|G. K. Chesterton
adjective -tier or -tiest British informal
Word Origin for potty
noun plural -ties
"crazy, silly," 1916, slang, of unknown origin, perhaps connected to potter (v.). Earlier slang senses were "easy to manage" (1899) and "feeble, petty" (1860).
1942, child's word for "chamber pot," from pot (n.1). Potty-training is attested from 1958. Potty-mouth "one who uses obscene language" is student slang from 1968.