Definitions for pocketbookˈpɒk ɪtˌbʊk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

poc•ket•bookˈpɒk ɪtˌbʊk(n.)

  1. a woman's purse or handbag.

  2. a person's financial resources or means:

    out of reach of my pocketbook.

  3. Also, pock′et book`. a book, usu. paperback, that is small enough to carry in a coat pocket.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pocketbook(noun)

    your personal financial means

    "that car is too expensive for my pocketbook"

  2. wallet, billfold, notecase, pocketbook(noun)

    a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money

  3. pocketbook, pocket book, pocket edition(noun)

    pocket-sized paperback book

  4. bag, handbag, pocketbook, purse(noun)

    a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)

    "she reached into her bag and found a comb"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. pocketbook(noun)ˈpɒk ɪtˌbʊk

    a woman's purse


  1. pocketbook(Noun)

    A woman's purse.

  2. pocketbook(Noun)

    One's personal budget or economic capacity - the amount one can afford.

  3. pocketbook(Noun)

    A small book, especially one that can fit in a pocket; a paperback; also a pocket book.

    The publishers brought out small format pocketbooks of the whole of their nature series'.

  4. pocketbook(Noun)

    A notebook that is small enough to fit in a pocket.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pocketbook(noun)

    a small book or case for carrying papers, money, etc., in the pocket; also, a notebook for the pocket


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