potty-chair
noun Date: 1943 a child's chair having an open seat under which a receptacle is placed for toilet training

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • potty-chair — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a child s chair having an open seat under which a pot or other receptacle is placed for toilet training * * * /pot ee chair /, n. a small chair with an open seat over a removable pot, for use by a child during toilet… …   Useful english dictionary

  • potty chair — noun toilet consisting of a small seat used by young children • Syn: ↑potty seat • Hypernyms: ↑toilet, ↑can, ↑commode, ↑crapper, ↑pot, ↑potty, ↑stool, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • potty-chair — /pot ee chair /, n. a small chair with an open seat over a removable pot, for use by a child during toilet training. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • potty-chair — pot′ty chair n. a small chair with an open seat over a removable pot, for use by a child during toilet training • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • potty — potty1 [pät′ē] n. pl. potties [dim. of POT1] 1. a small chamber pot for a child 2. a child s chair used for toilet training, consisting of an open seat beneath which a pot is attached: in full potty chair 3. a toilet: a child s word potty2 …   English World dictionary

  • potty seat — noun toilet consisting of a small seat used by young children • Syn: ↑potty chair • Hypernyms: ↑toilet, ↑can, ↑commode, ↑crapper, ↑pot, ↑potty, ↑stool, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • potty — I. adjective (pottier; est) Etymology: probably from 1pot Date: circa 1860 1. British trivial, insignificant 2. chiefly British slightly crazy 3. snobbish II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • potty — potty1 /pot ee/, adj., pottier, pottiest. 1. Chiefly Brit. Informal. slightly insane; eccentric. 2. Brit. paltry; trifling; petty. [1855 60; POT1 + Y1] potty2 /pot ee/, n., pl. potties. 1. a seat of reduced size fitting over a toilet …   Universalium

  • potty — Synonyms and related words: absurd, balmy, bananas, barmy, bats, batty, beany, bedpan, bonkers, buggy, bughouse, bugs, can, chamber, chamber pot, chemical closet, chemical toilet, commode, crackers, crapper, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, dippy, dotty,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • potty — I pot•ty [[t]ˈpɒt i[/t]] adj. ti•er, ti•est 1) brit. Chiefly Brit. Informal. slightly insane; eccentric 2) brit. paltry; trifling; petty • Etymology: 1855–60 II pot•ty [[t]ˈpɒt i[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) a seat of reduced size fitting over a toilet… …   From formal English to slang

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