Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dialectal or vulgar form of potato.

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  • noun UK, US, informal A potato.
  • noun US, baseball, slang A home run

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  • noun an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Shortening and alteration of potato.]

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Representing an aphetic pronunciation of potato

Examples

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  • As a yuppie might say, "Tator."

    Often followed by the word "tot."

    July 13, 2008