pocket

All Noun
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  • And the first thing he did was to feel in his left-hand pocket. Cited from The Tale of Old Mr. Crow, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • After leaving the station, the train entered the pocket track north of the station.
  • When you do, the music seems to come out of your pocket.
  • The pocket park is so small that it will not have a basketball court.
  • After some time the movement to the right-hand pocket became entirely automatic. Cited from Psychology and Industrial Efficiency, by Hugo Muensterberg
  • He drew something half out of his right-hand pocket. Cited from The Mill on the Floss, by George Eliot
  • No; I am not sure that it was not the left-hand pocket. Cited from The Black Bag, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • I found it in my great-coat pocket, and thought of you. Cited from A Publisher and His Friends, by Samuel Smiles
  • A point is made when a player makes any into that player's designated pocket.
  • Currently, patients do not pay out of pocket costs to visit their doctor.
  • When he was shot and fell from his horse with a half-finished poem in his pocket.
  • Its administration survived in only three pockets of territory holding one-third its population.
  • He put it in the right-hand pocket of his coat. Cited from Number Seventeen, by Louis Tracy
  • William arrived with an army and a fleet to finish off this last pocket of resistance.
  • And once more he felt in his left-hand pocket to see what he might have for his meal. Cited from The Tale of Old Mr. Crow, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • He quickly realizes that the only money he had was in her pocket.
  • That's right, you'll find my roll in that left-hand pocket. Cited from Bucky O'Connor, by William MacLeod Raine
  • It took the whole day to silence all of these pockets of resistance.
  • Then places it in his pocket, evidently finding further use for it.
  • Popular pool games include eight-ball, nine-ball, straight pool and one-pocket.
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Synonyms of pocket

Meaning of pocket

  • noun A small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun A supply of money
    they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets
  • noun (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
  • noun 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
  • noun An opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck
  • verb Put in one's pocket
    He pocketed the change
  • verb Take unlawfully