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potato

  
  ( potatoes    plural  )
1       n-var   Potatoes are quite round vegetables with brown or red skins and white insides. They grow under the ground.  
    sweet potato  
2    You can refer to a difficult subject that people disagree on as a hot potato.  
hot potato      phrase   N inflects  
...a political hot potato such as abortion.     


couch potato        ( couch potatoes    plural  ) A couch potato is someone who spends most of their time watching television and does not exercise or have any interesting hobbies.  
INFORMAL      n-count  
  (disapproval)   
...couch potatoes flicking through endless satellite TV channels.     
hot potato        ( hot potatoes    plural  ) If you describe a problem or issue as a hot potato, you mean that it is very difficult and nobody wants to deal with it.  
INFORMAL      n-count  
jacket potato        ( jacket potatoes    plural  ) A jacket potato is a large potato that has been baked with its skin on.  
  (BRIT)      n-count   (=baked potato)  
in AM, use baked potato     
potato chip        ( potato chips    plural  )
1       n-count   Potato chips are very thin slices of potato that have been fried until they are hard, dry, and crisp.  
  (AM)   usu pl  
in BRIT, use crisps     
2       n-count   Potato chips are long, thin pieces of potato fried in oil or fat and eaten hot, usually with a meal.  
  (BRIT)   usu pl  
in AM, use French fries     
potato crisp        ( potato crisps    plural  ) Potato crisps are the same as crisps.  
  (BRIT)  
FORMAL      n-count   usu pl  
sweet potato        ( sweet potatoes    plural  ) Sweet potatoes are vegetables that look like large ordinary potatoes but taste sweet. They have pinkish-brown skins and yellow flesh.      n-var  
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