A popular category on Jeopardy. Actually means "Strong Drinks", though it's quite common that illiterate folks would think it means "stinky drinks".
You shoulda seen my B.A.C. after drinking all those potent potables last night.
by Paul June 6, 2005
1. A popular category on the TV show Jeopardy. The meaning of this pair of words has been confused over the ages, but recent research concludes that it means "stinky drinkies".
"The categories are...Celebrities, Potpourri, Popular Music, Movies, Potent Potables, US History, and "S" Words."-Alex Trebek

"Ah hell, let's go nuts. Swords for 48,000."
by Alex July 30, 2004
A slang word for potent marijuana. Usually used in as a code word when in front of parents or cops.
You: I'm going to go pick up a sack of potent potables mom.

Mom: What?

You: I'm going to go smoke weed!

Mom: Oh have fun.

(in a perfect world)
by Dan will eat your face January 13, 2009