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Definition of Pocket

Pocket

  1. Any hollow place suggestive of a pocket in form or use;
  2. A bin for storing coal, grain, etc.
  3. A socket for receiving the foot of a post, stake, etc.
  4. A bight on a lee shore.
  5. A bag or pouch; especially; a small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles, particularly money; hence, figuratively, money; wealth.
  6. One of several bags attached to a billiard table, into which the balls are driven.
  7. A large bag or sack used in packing various articles, as ginger, hops, cowries, etc.
  8. A hole or space covered by a movable piece of board, as in a floor, boxing, partitions, or the like.
  9. A cavity in a rock containing a nugget of gold, or other mineral; a small body of ore contained in such a cavity.
  10. A hole containing water.
  11. A strip of canvas, sewn upon a sail so that a batten or a light spar can placed in the interspace.
  12. Same as Pouch.
  13. To put, or conceal, in the pocket; as, to pocket the change.
  14. To take clandestinely or fraudulently.

Pocket Quotations

You gotta remember: we're musicians... we're just crazy people who can't get along sometimes. I've definitely come to the table with my knife in my pocket a couple of times; you know how it is. It's part of being human. Now add fame and money and all that rock and roll craziness to it - we're lucky we don't eat each other in this industry!
Corey Taylor

I part of this great nation because my grandfather was born here, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He took a horse, back in 1895, and ride it all the way down to Guanajuato, looking for his American dream. No penny in his pocket, only dreams in his head. And he was an immigrant coming from the States into Mexico. And he found his American dream in Mexico.
Vicente Fox

I'm very much in the trenches, and I don't live in the lap of luxury. I come from a working-class military family. We watch the news and read the paper and vote, so there's always something to be upset about. I always have a certain amount of angst in my back pocket.
Pink

She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.
Raymond Chandler

Just carrying a ruler with you in your pocket should be forbidden, at least on a moral basis. The ruler is the symbol of the new illiteracy. The ruler is the symptom of the new disease, disintegration of our civilisation.
Friedensreich Hundertwasser
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Pocket Translations

pocket in Afrikaans is sak
pocket in Danish is lomme
pocket in Dutch is zak
pocket in Finnish is tasku
pocket in German is fach, Ablagefach {n}, Tasche {f}
pocket in Hungarian is zseb
pocket in Italian is tasca, casella
pocket in Norwegian is lomme
pocket in Portuguese is algibeira, bolso
pocket in Spanish is casilla, bolsillo
pocket in Swedish is ficka
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