Definitions for pocket

Definitions for (noun) pocket

Main entry: pocket

Definition: a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles

Main entry: pocket

Definition: an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck

Main entry: pouch, pocket

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

Main entry: pocket

Definition: a small isolated group of people

Usage: they were concentrated in pockets inside the city; the battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance

Main entry: pocket, air hole, air pocket

Definition: a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly

Main entry: pocket

Definition: a supply of money

Usage: they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets

Main entry: scoop, pocket

Definition: a hollow concave shape made by removing something

Main entry: pocket

Definition: (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left

Usage: the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike

Main entry: pocket, pouch, sac, sack

Definition: an enclosed space

Usage: the trapped miners found a pocket of air

Definitions for (verb) pocket

Main entry: pocket

Definition: put in one's pocket

Usage: He pocketed the change

Main entry: bag, pocket

Definition: take unlawfully

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