potter

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
potter

Plural
potters

A potter at work in India.
  1. (countable) A potter is someone who creates pots or other pottery.
    He went to the potter because he wanted a new vase for his flowers.
  2. (idiomatic) (biblical) The potter can refer to God, the creator.

Verb[change]

Plain form
potter

Third-person singular
potters

Past tense
pottered

Past participle
pottered

Present participle
pottering

  1. (UK) If you potter, you walk aimlessly or for no reason. (putter) (Often potter around, potter about)
    He was bored so he pottered around.
  2. (UK) If you potter, you do small things. (same as putter, potter around)
    I pottered around yesterday, sharpening some pencils and sorting out my VHS collection.

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