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Meaning & Definition of Pocket in English

English

Pocket

/pɑkət/

noun

1. A small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles

    synonym:
  • pocket

2. An enclosed space

  • "The trapped miners found a pocket of air"
    synonym:
  • pouch
  • ,
  • sac
  • ,
  • sack
  • ,
  • pocket

3. A supply of money

  • "They dipped into the taxpayers' pockets"
    synonym:
  • pocket

4. (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"
    synonym:
  • pocket

5. A hollow concave shape made by removing something

    synonym:
  • scoop
  • ,
  • pocket

6. A local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly

    synonym:
  • air pocket
  • ,
  • pocket
  • ,
  • air hole

7. 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"
    synonym:
  • pocket

8. (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)

    synonym:
  • pouch
  • ,
  • pocket

9. An opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck

    synonym:
  • pocket

verb

1. Put in one's pocket

  • "He pocketed the change"
    synonym:
  • pocket

2. Take unlawfully

    synonym:
  • pocket
  • ,
  • bag

Examples of using

Tom took a sealed envelope out of his pocket and gave it to Mary.
Tom reached into his pocket and pulled out a handful of coins.
Tom took a key out of his pocket and unlocked the door.