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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!
See also: go, potty

be potty about (something)

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

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.
See also: go, potty
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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.
BabyBjorn Potty Chair (www.twoleftfeet.co.uk, 0044 1234 857777) This is big but very comfortable and mums said tots could sit for ages without getting red marks on their bottoms like they did with ordinary potties, so it encouraged them not to rush.
There are also musical potties and potty charts with fun and colorful stickers.
Baby Bjorn Potty Chair (www.twoleftfeet.co.uk, 01234 857777, pounds 14.99) This is big but very comfortable and mums said tots could sit for ages without getting red marks on their bottoms like they did with ordinary potties, so it encouraged them not to rush.
3DON'T bother with fancy potties - such as musical ones or those with wheels on the bottom.
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.