Meaning of potsy in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpɒtsi/


(also potsie)
informal US
  • 1In New York City and other eastern U.S. cities: a children's game similar to hopscotch. Also: the crushed tin can (or occasionally a rock or stone) used in the game.

  • 2The badge worn by a police officer or firefighter.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in Pedagogical Seminary. From pot + -sy.