See also: portapotty
Blend of portable + potty, from the commercial name.
porta-potty (plural porta-potties)
- A portable toilet, (in UK, particularly) a chemical toilet comprising only the fixture rather than an entire enclosure.
- 2015 Mar, Tim Carvell; Josh Gondelman; Dan Gurewitch; Jeff Maurer; Ben Silva; Will Tracy; Jill Twiss; Seena Vali; Julie Weiner, “Infrastructure”, in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, season 2, episode 4, HBO, Warner Bros. Television:
- So let’s talk about infrastructure tonight, and let’s begin with dams, because dams are amazing. They’re the most powerful device we have for holding back liquid aside from the idea of using a porta-potty. “I’ll wait. I’ll just wait forever. I cannot go in there.”
- See Thesaurus:toilet and Thesaurus:bathroom
portable toilet — see portable toilet
chemical toilet — see chemical toilet