Definitions

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

  • n. Upper Southern U.S. Variant of potato. See Regional Notes at holler2, possum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A potato.
  • n. A home run

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dialectal or vulgar form of potato.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

Etymologies

Shortening and alteration of potato.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Representing an aphetic pronunciation of potato (Wiktionary)

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • As a yuppie might say, "Tator."
    Often followed by the word "tot."

    July 13, 2008