Definitions of pocket

  1. To put, or conceal, in the pocket; as, to pocket the change.
  2. To take clandestinely or fraudulently.
  3. To put in a pocket; to take unlawfully, as money; to receive ( an insult), without showing any feeling.
  4. To put in the pocket: to take stealthily:- pr. p. pocketing; pa. t. and pa. p. pocketed.
  5. To put in the pocket; take quietly.
  6. To put into a pocket; appropriate; accept, as an insult without resentment.
  7. put in one's pocket; " He pocketed the change"
  8. To conceal in the pocket; to take clandestinely. To pocket an insult, & c., to receive it without resenting it.
  9. To put or conceal in a pocket.
  10. a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly
  11. a small pouch in a garment for carrying small articles
  12. a supply of money; " they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets"
  13. a hollow concave shape made by removing something
  14. Any hollow place suggestive of a pocket in form or use;
  15. A bin for storing coal, grain, etc.
  16. A bight on a lee shore.
  17. A bag or pouch; especially; a small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles, particularly money; hence, figuratively, money; wealth.
  18. One of several bags attached to a billiard table, into which the balls are driven.
  19. A large bag or sack used in packing various articles, as ginger, hops, cowries, etc.
  20. A hole or space covered by a movable piece of board, as in a floor, boxing, partitions, or the like.
  21. A cavity in a rock containing a nugget of gold, or other mineral; a small body of ore contained in such a cavity.
  22. A hole containing water.
  23. A strip of canvas, sewn upon a sail so that a batten or a light spar can placed in the interspace.
  24. Same as Pouch.
  25. A little pouch or bag, esp. one attached to a dress.
  26. A small bag. esp. one attached to a dress.
  27. A pouch attached to a garment; a cavity, opening, or receptacle.
  28. A small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles; a small bag or net to receive the balls at billiards; a certain quantity, as of hops.
  29. A small pouch or bag attached to or inserted in a garment; in billiards, one of the nets that receive the balls; a certain quantity contained in a bag, as of hops.
  30. a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  31. an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck
  32. 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"
  33. ( bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins next bnehind it on the right or left; " the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike"
  34. an enclosed space; " the trapped miners found a pocket of air"