EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Adjective meaning "prepared in advance" first used in a published work by L. Susan Stebbing in her Pelican classic Thinking to some purpose (1939), where "potted thinking" is defined as "a compressed statement to save us the trouble of thinking".

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

potted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pot

AdjectiveEdit

potted (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Prepared in advance, as though preserved by potting.
    The company released a potted statement.
  2. (slang) Drunk.

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Further readingEdit

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