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1. potter

noun. ['ˈpɑːtɝ'] a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln.

Synonyms

  • artisan
  • journeyman
  • artificer
  • thrower
  • craftsman
  • ceramist

Antonyms

  • studio
  • inactivity
  • fail
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • pottere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • potier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Potter

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  • lotter
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Example sentences of the word potter


1. Noun, singular or mass
There is a separate wheel at the bottom of the frame that the potter moves with his feet.

Quotes containing the word potter


1. Do you remember me telling you we are practicing non-verbal spells, Potter?""Yes,"said Harry stiffly."Yes, sir.""There's no need to call me "sir"Professor."The words had escaped him before he knew what he was saying.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

2. Is it true that you shouted at Professor Umbridge?""Yes.""You called her a liar?""Yes.""You told her He Who Must Not Be Named is back?""Yes.""Have a biscuit, Potter.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

3. And I have exposed myself to art so that my work has something beyond just the usual potter.
- Beatrice Wood

2. potter

verb. ['ˈpɑːtɝ'] do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly.

Synonyms

  • muck about
  • putter
  • puddle
  • monkey around
  • work
  • mess around
  • muck around
  • monkey

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • pottere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • potier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. potter

verb. ['ˈpɑːtɝ'] move around aimlessly.

Synonyms

  • potter around
  • move
  • putter

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • pottere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • potier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. potter

verb. ['ˈpɑːtɝ'] work lightly.

Synonyms

  • busy
  • putter

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • rise
  • precede

Etymology

  • pottere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • potier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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