Definition of potsy in English:

potsy

(also potsie)

noun

US
informal
  • 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.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

potsy

/ˈpɒtsi/