What does Potter mean?

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ˈpɒt ərPot·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. potter, thrower, ceramicist, ceramist(verb)

    a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln

  2. putter, mess around, potter, tinker, monkey, monkey around, muck about, muck around(verb)

    do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly

    "The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house"

  3. potter, putter(verb)

    work lightly

    "The old lady is pottering around in the garden"

  4. putter, potter, potter around, putter around(verb)

    move around aimlessly


  1. Potter(Noun)

    someone connected with Stoke City Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.

    Etymology: Reduplicative alteration of pote.

  2. Potter(ProperNoun)

    for a potter.

    Etymology: Reduplicative alteration of pote.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Potter(noun)

    one whose occupation is to make earthen vessels

    Etymology: [Cf. F. potier.]

  2. Potter(noun)

    one who hawks crockery or earthenware

    Etymology: [Cf. F. potier.]

  3. Potter(noun)

    one who pots meats or other eatables

    Etymology: [Cf. F. potier.]

  4. Potter(noun)

    the red-bellied terrapin. See Terrapin

    Etymology: [Cf. F. potier.]

  5. Potter(verb)

    to busy one's self with trifles; to labor with little purpose, energy, of effect; to trifle; to pother

    Etymology: [Cf. F. potier.]

  6. Potter(verb)

    to walk lazily or idly; to saunter

    Etymology: [Cf. F. potier.]

  7. Potter(verb)

    to poke; to push; also, to disturb; to confuse; to bother

    Etymology: [Cf. F. potier.]


  1. Potter

    Potter is a town in Yates County, New York, in the United States. The Town of Potter is located in the northwest part of the county and is south of Canandaigua, New York. The population was 1,865 at the 2010 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Potter

    pot′ėr, n. one who makes earthenware.—n. Pott′ery, earthenware vessels: a place where earthenware is manufactured: the business of a potter.—Potter's clay, clay used in the making of earthenware; Potter's field, a burial-place for strangers (Matt. xxvii. 7); Potter's wheel, a horizontal wheel on which clay vessels are shaped.

  2. Potter

    pot′ėr, v.i. to be fussily engaged about trifles: to loiter.—n. Pott′erer. [Prov. pote, to push.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Potter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Potter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Potter in a Sentence

  1. President Ronald Reagan:

    Former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart noted (in his dissent of Abington Township, 1963) ‘if religious exercises are held to be impermissible activity in schools, religion is placed at an artificial and state-created disadvantage. Permission for such exercises for those who want them is necessary if the schools are truly to be neutral in the matter of religion. And a refusal to permit them is seen not as the realization of state neutrality, but rather as the establishment of a religion of secularism.

  2. Harry Potter:

    If I was getting angsty about being recognized as Potter, or being associated with Potter I think I would waste a ton of energy like worrying about that. People are always going to associate me with it and I'm very happy about that.

  3. Frans Timmermans:

    We thought they are so brilliant, that in some vault somewhere in Westminster there will be a Harry Potter-like book with all the tricks and all the things in it to do.

  4. Kyle Buchanan:

    Alfonso Cuarón, who directed' Roma,' has directed some of the biggest movies in Hollywood. The third Harry Potter movie,' Gravity,' and so, what Netflix is hoping is that if they can give Harry Potter this wonderful launch for.

  5. Cecily Steinmetz:

    And I told him, I said, ‘ Well, I ’m not going to take this at face value, I ’m going to check it out with Potter County,' i did not think it was right in his position to be presenting people with a false document like that.

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    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    • A. model
    • B. disguise
    • C. assault
    • D. gauge

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