Definitions for pocketˈpɒk ɪt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pocket
a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
pouch, sac, sack, pocket(noun)
an enclosed space
"the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
a supply of money
"they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets"
(bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left
"the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike"
a hollow concave shape made by removing something
air pocket, pocket, air hole(noun)
a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly
a small isolated group of people
"they were concentrated in pockets inside the city"; "the battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance"
(anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck
put in one's pocket
"He pocketed the change"
A bag stitched to an item of clothing, used for carrying small items.
An indention and cavity with a net sack or similar structure (into which the balls are to be struck) at each corner and one centered on each side of a pool or snooker table.
An enclosed volume of one substance surrounded by another.
The drilling expedition discovered a pocket of natural gas.
An area of land surrounded by a loop of a river (Australian English)
The area of the field to the side of the goal posts (four pockets in total on the field, one to each side of the goals at each end of the ground). The pocket is only a roughly defined area, extending from the behind post, at an angle, to perhaps about 30 meters out.
The region directly behind the offensive line in which the quarterback executes plays.
An area where military units are completely surrounded by enemy units.
To put (something) into a pocket.
To cause a ball to go into one of the pockets of the table; to complete a shot.
To take and keep (especially money) that which is not one's own.
To shoplift, to steal.
Of a size suitable for putting into a pocket.
Smaller or more compact than usual.
Referring to the two initial hole cards.
A pocket pair of kings.
Origin: From pocket, from poket, diminutive of poque, poke, of origin, from *, from puk-, from buk-. Cognate with poke, Pfoch, pocca, pohha, poki. See also Modern pochette.
a bag or pouch; especially; a small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles, particularly money; hence, figuratively, money; wealth
one of several bags attached to a billiard table, into which the balls are driven
a large bag or sack used in packing various articles, as ginger, hops, cowries, etc
a hole or space covered by a movable piece of board, as in a floor, boxing, partitions, or the like
a cavity in a rock containing a nugget of gold, or other mineral; a small body of ore contained in such a cavity
a hole containing water
a strip of canvas, sewn upon a sail so that a batten or a light spar can placed in the interspace
same as Pouch
to put, or conceal, in the pocket; as, to pocket the change
to take clandestinely or fraudulently
A pocket is a bag- or envelope-like receptacle either fastened to or inserted in an article of clothing to hold small items. Pockets may also be attached to luggage, backpacks, and similar items. In older usage, a pocket was a separate small bag or pouch.
The Roycroft Dictionary
The seat of the human soul.
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British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'pocket' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3016
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'pocket' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1951
Rank popularity for the word 'pocket' in Nouns Frequency: #896
Translations for pocket
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- butxaca, troneraCatalan, Valencian
- kapsa, kapesníCzech
- τσέπη, θύλακας, βαλάντιο, τρύπα, τσεπώνω, βάζωGreek
- tronera, bolsillo, bolsa, embolsarSpanish
- tasku, tasku-Estonian
- motti, tasku, pussi, pussittaa, taskukokoinenFinnish
- poche, empocher, de pocheFrench
- pòca, pòcaid, pòcaid-bhroillich, pòcaid-achlaisScottish Gaelic
- pòchHaitian Creole
- գրպան, գնդապարկ, գրպանել, [[գրպանը]] [[դնել]]Armenian
- kocek, sakuIndonesian
- tasca, buca, sacca, tascabileItalian
- 懐中, ポケットJapanese
- 호주머니, 포켓Korean
- kabata, ķešaLatvian
- џеб, џебенMacedonian
- പോക്കറ്റ്, കീശ, മടിശ്ശീലMalayalam
- poket, sakuMalay
- lommeNorwegian Nynorsk
- azaʼazisNavajo, Navaho
- kieszeń, kieszonkowyPolish
- bolso, caçapa, bolsão, de bolso, encaçaparPortuguese
- луза, карман, прикарманить, карманный, прикарманиватьRussian
- џеп, džepSerbo-Croatian
- ficka, sänkaSwedish
- cep, delik, cebe düşürmek, cebe indirmekTurkish
- טאַש, קעשענעYiddish
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