(mainly Austral, slang) inferior quality opal used in jewellery for mounting precious opals
A slap, esp to a child
[1892+; fr Yiddish fr German patsch, ”smack, splash”]
[pot-ee-chair] /ˈpɒt iˌtʃɛər/ noun 1. a small chair with an open seat over a removable pot, for use by a child during toilet training.
/ˈpɒtɪˌmaʊθ/ noun 1. (informal) a person who habitually uses foul language
noun A person who uses foul and scatological language: Margaret Cho describes herself as a kind of potty-mouth in her standup act (1960s+)
- Potty talk
noun phrase Foul and scatological language: The use of profanity, epithets, and potty talk on TV jumped 45 percent from 1990 to 1994 (1990s+)