potty mouth
noun see potty-mouthed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • potty mouth — pottˈy mouth noun (informal) A person who habitually uses bad language • • • Main Entry: ↑potty * * * potty mouth noun, pl ⋯ mouths [count] US informal a comedian who has/is a potty mouth [=a comedian who uses a lot of offensive language] • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • potty mouth — noun a) The characteristic of regularly using vulgar language, especially strong profanities. Enough of my bathroom humour, my potty mouth. b) A person having this characteristic. I’ve turned myself into a potty mouth. I swear. Too much …   Wiktionary

  • potty mouth — AND toilet mouth n. someone who uses obscene or profane language in most social settings. (Also a term of address.) □ That potty mouth is offending people again. □ Hey, toilet mouth! Cool it! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • potty-mouth — n American a user of obscene language, a foul mouth . This jocular middle aged collo quialism was adopted by adolescents in the 1990s, including the rriot grrrl band Bratmobile who used it as an album title in 1993. It was still in use in 2005 …   Contemporary slang

  • potty mouth — Noun. A person who uses obscene (dirty) language …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • potty-mouth — /ˈpɒti maʊθ/ (say potee mowth) noun Colloquial a person who is given to speaking in a course and vulgar way …   Australian English dictionary

  • potty — pot|ty1 [ˈpɔti US ˈpa:ti] adj BrE informal [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Origin unknown] 1.) crazy or silly ▪ What a potty idea! ▪ You must be potty! 2.) drive sb potty if something or someone is driving you potty, they are annoying you, especially… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • potty — {{11}}potty (adj.) crazy, silly, 1920, slang, of unknown origin, perhaps connected to potter (v.). Earlier slang senses were easy to manage (1899) and feeble, petty (1860). {{12}}potty (n.) 1942, child s word for chamber pot, from POT (Cf. pot)… …   Etymology dictionary

  • potty-mouthed — adjective Having the characteristic of regularly using vulgar language, especially strong profanities. It also tests our tolerance of smart aleck, potty mouthed teenage boys. See Also: potty mouth …   Wiktionary

  • potty-mouthed — adjective Date: 1987 given to the use of vulgar language • potty mouth noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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