(Variation: around may be added) To putter; tinker; mess: The dentist potchkied around in Stanley’s mouth/ How you could potsky around with such superstitions
[1950+; fr Yiddish fr German patschen, ”splash, slap”]
noun, Chiefly Hudson Valley. 1. . noun 1. (US) a type of coarse dry cottage cheese
/pɒtʃ/ noun 1. (mainly Austral, slang) inferior quality opal used in jewellery for mounting precious opals noun A slap, esp to a child verb [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