MEANING: noun: A person displaying boldness or courage while drunk.
adjective: Displaying bravado under the influence of alcohol.

ETYMOLOGY: From pot, alluding to a drinking pot + valor (boldness), from Latin valor (worth), from valere (to be well, be of worth). Earliest documented use: 1647. Someone pot-valiant is also said to display liquid courage or Dutch courage.

POI VALIANT - an earnest first attempt at Hawaiian cooking

POT-VARIANT - mentholated weed

POT; VAIL I AIN'T - To what do you attribute your success as a ski resort?