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Definition 1: a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for potter in the sense of this definition

(potter is a kind of ...) a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft

(... is an instance of potter) English potter who started a pottery famous for its bone china (1754-1827)

(... is an instance of potter) English potter (1730-1795)

Definition 2: move around aimlessly - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for potter in the sense of this definition

(potter is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

Definition 3: do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly - [verb of contact]

Samples where potter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for potter in the sense of this definition

(potter is a kind of ...) exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity

"I will work hard to improve my grades" "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"

(... is a kind of potter ) mess around, as in a liquid or paste

"The children are having fun puddling in paint"

Samples where potter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The old lady is pottering around in the garden

Synonyms for potter in the sense of this definition

(potter is a kind of ...) keep busy with

"She busies herself with her butterfly collection"

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