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go potty

1. To become irrational, crazy, eccentric, or addlebrained. Primarily heard in UK. I'll end up going potty if I have to work in this cubicle for one more day!
2. To become very excited or enthusiastic (about something). Primarily heard in UK. People are going potty for the new art exhibit.
3. To urinate; typically said of, to, or by young children. My three-year-old has started going potty all by herself!
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be potty about (something)

To be very excited or enthusiastic (about something). Primarily heard in UK. I'm absolutely potty about her latest novel!
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drive (someone) potty

To make someone particularly annoyed, vexed, or crazy. Primarily heard in UK. I need you to mind the kids for a while, they've been driving me potty all morning!
See also: drive, potty

potty mouth

A person who uses obscenities, vulgarities, or profanities in their speech, especially at inappropriate times. Used especially in reference to a child or as a childish rebuke to an adult. Hey, you little potty mouth! If I hear you speaking like that around your grandmother again, you're going to be grounded for a week! Well there's no need to be a potty mouth about it, Rick. You could have just said no like a civilized person.
See also: mouth, potty

potty

1. n. a small toilet. (Usually juvenile.) Mommy, I’ve got to go to the potty.
2. in. to use the toilet. (Always juvenile.) Be sure to potty before we leave.
3. mod. crazy. He got more potty as he grew older.

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! Watch your language!
See also: mouth, potty

go potty

To defecate or urinate.
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The male Potties had big beards covering their faces apart form their noses.
MADCAP: Michael Bentine and two of his Potties, The Professor (top) and The Colonel from the episode The Great Potty Escape
Pretty much all that could be seen of the Potties was their hair, beards and bulbous noses, though, in the case of the lady Potties, lustrous eyelashes r e p l a c e d the beards.
Rather ingeniously, when large numbers of Potties were on the m o v e , all you could see was sand being thrown up by their feet, which certainly saved on the puppet-making budget.
Listen, if this guy Caltrans, whoever he is, ever installed Porta Potties on the freeways, I think he could be the next governor.
Thirty portable potties were expected to be returned to Los Angeles' Skid Row today after Mayor Richard Riordan's office brokered an accord with Browning Ferris Industries, which pulled out its potties to protest their apparent use as drug dens.
After weeks of complaining about the needles and asking the city to take some action, Browning Ferris Industries removed the toilets to protest the city's refusal to address the problem of widespread drug usage in the potties, said Arnie Berghoff, a company vice president.
3DON'T bother with fancy potties - such as musical ones or those with wheels on the bottom.
We have our good potties and our bad potties," one said.
Now she wants to design potties that look like footballs and expects them to sell for about pounds 15 each.
Iris is now in talks with companies over marketing the potties.