Associations to the word «Pocket»
POCKET, noun. A bag stitched to an item of clothing, used for carrying small items.
POCKET, noun. Such a receptacle seen as housing someone's money; hence, financial resources.
POCKET, noun. (sports) (billiards) (pool) (snooker) An indention and cavity with a net sack or similar structure (into which the balls are to be struck) at each corner and one centered on each side of a pool or snooker table.
POCKET, noun. An enclosed volume of one substance surrounded by another.
POCKET, noun. (Australia) An area of land surrounded by a loop of a river.
POCKET, noun. (Australian rules football) The area of the field to the side of the goal posts (four pockets in total on the field, one to each side of the goals at each end of the ground). The pocket is only a roughly defined area, extending from the behind post, at an angle, to perhaps about 30 meters out.
POCKET, noun. (American Football) The region directly behind the offensive line in which the quarterback executes plays.
POCKET, noun. (military) An area where military units are completely surrounded by enemy units.
POCKET, noun. (rugby) The position held by a second defensive middle, where an advanced middle must retreat after making a touch on the attacking middle.
POCKET, noun. A large bag or sack formerly used for packing various articles, such as ginger, hops, or cowries.
POCKET, noun. (architecture) A hole or space covered by a movable piece of board, as in a floor, boxing, partitions, etc.
POCKET, noun. (mining) A cavity in a rock containing a nugget of gold, or other mineral; a small body of ore contained in such a cavity.
POCKET, noun. (nautical) A strip of canvas sewn upon a sail so that a batten or a light spar can placed in the interspace.
POCKET, noun. The pouch of an animal.
POCKET, noun. (bowling) The ideal point where the pins are hit by the bowling ball.
POCKET, noun. A socket for receiving the base of a post, stake, etc.
POCKET, noun. A bight on a lee shore.
POCKET, noun. (dentistry) A small space between a tooth and the adjoining gum, formed by an abnormal separation of the two.
POCKET, verb. To put (something) into a pocket.
POCKET, verb. (sports) (billiards) (snooker) (pool) To cause a ball to go into one of the pockets of the table; to complete a shot.
POCKET, verb. (slang) To take and keep (especially money) that which is not one's own.
POCKET, verb. (slang) To shoplift, to steal.
POCKET, verb. To receive (an insult, an affront, etc.) without open resentment, or without seeking redress.
POCKET, adjective. Of a size suitable for putting into a pocket.
POCKET, adjective. Smaller or more compact than usual.
POCKET, adjective. (Texas hold'em poker) Referring to the two initial hole cards.
POCKET BATTLESHIP, noun. (nautical) Any of a class of German cruisers, having guns normally found on a battleship, operated during World War II; a battlecruiser
POCKET BEER, noun. A unit of beer that an alcoholic hides
POCKET BEERS, noun. Plural of pocket beer
POCKET BIKE, noun. A miniature motorcycle, with a wheelbase in the range of 1000 mm and an engine displacing as little as 40cc.
POCKET BIKES, noun. Plural of pocket bike
POCKET BILLIARDS, noun. A family of billiards games played on a specific class of billiards table, having six receptacles called pockets along the rails, in which balls are deposited as the main goal of play.
POCKET BOROUGH, noun. (historical) A borough which could effectively be controlled by a single person who owned at least half of the "burgage tenements" (whose occupants had the right to vote in the borough's parliamentary elections), since he could populate these tenements with his own supporters.
POCKET BREAD, noun. Pita (kind of bread in the form of a pouch)
POCKET BREADS, noun. Plural of pocket bread
POCKET CALL, noun. An unintentional telephone call made from a cell phone in a (pant) pocket due to body movement.
POCKET CALLS, noun. Plural of pocket call
POCKET CARTOON, noun. An editorial cartoon consisting of a topical single-panel single-column drawing.
POCKET CARTOONIST, noun. A person who creates one or more pocket cartoons.
POCKET CARTOONISTS, noun. Plural of pocket cartoonist
POCKET CARTOONS, noun. Plural of pocket cartoon
POCKET CHANGE, noun. (colloquial) An insignificant amount of money.
POCKET CUBE, noun. A variety of Rubik's Cube with only 8 cubies arranged as a 2×2×2 cube.
POCKET CUBES, noun. Plural of Pocket Cube
POCKET DIAL, noun. (informal) A situation in which one's cellphone makes a call from one's back pocket when its buttons are inadvertently pressed.
POCKET DIAL, verb. (informal) To accidentally make a call this way.
POCKET DOOR, noun. A door that slides into the wall.
POCKET DOORS, noun. Plural of pocket door
POCKET EDITION, noun. (dated) An edition of a book that has been altered to fit in the reader's pocket, usually by using thinner paper, smaller print, and abbreviation of the text.
POCKET EDITIONS, noun. Plural of pocket edition
POCKET FLASK, noun. (dated) A flat metal container for alcoholic beverages, with a narrow neck suitable for use as a drinking spout, designed to fit into a man's pocket and popular in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
POCKET FLASKS, noun. Plural of pocket flask
POCKET GOPHER, noun. Any of the burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae, regarded as the "true" gophers.
POCKET GOPHERS, noun. Plural of pocket gopher
POCKET HANDKERCHIEF, noun. Handkerchief
POCKET HANDKERCHIEVES, noun. Plural of pocket handkerchief
POCKET KNIFE, noun. Alternative spelling of pocketknife
POCKET KNIVES, noun. Plural of pocket knife
POCKET LITTER, noun. (espionage) items in a spy's pocket (ex. ticket stubs, coins) to make their cover seem more authentic
POCKET MONEY, noun. A small sum of money given to a child, by a parent or guardian.
POCKET MONEY, noun. (chiefly US) A small sum of cash, carried on the person, for small, daily expenses.
POCKET MOUSE, noun. Perognathus species
POCKET MOUSE, noun. Chaetodipus species
POCKET MOUSE, noun. Sminthopsis crassicaudata
POCKET PAIR, noun. (poker) Two hole cards of the same value.
POCKET PAIRS, noun. Plural of pocket pair
POCKET PARK, noun. A small public park.
POCKET PARKS, noun. Plural of pocket park
POCKET PET, noun. Any small mammal commonly kept as a household pet.
POCKET PETS, noun. Plural of pocket pet
POCKET PISTOL, noun. A semi-automatic handgun designed to be carried inconspicuously in a pocket of one's clothing.
POCKET PISTOL, noun. Any handgun suitable to be carried in a pocket of one's clothing, usually of a small caliber.
POCKET PISTOLS, noun. Plural of pocket pistol
POCKET POOL, noun. A variation of the game of pool.
POCKET POOL, noun. (slang) The act of manipulating the penis and testicles through a trouser pocket; masturbation.
POCKET PROTECTOR, noun. A sheath, usually of plastic, designed to fit in a shirt pocket and hold pens and other small implements, preventing them from tearing or staining the shirt.
POCKET PROTECTORS, noun. Plural of pocket protector
POCKET PUSSIES, noun. Plural of pocket pussy
POCKET PUSSY, noun. Alternative form of pocketpussy
POCKET ROCKET, noun. (slang) penis
POCKET ROCKETS, noun. (poker slang) A pair of aces as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em.
POCKET SQUARE, noun. A handkerchief used as an accessory to a suit.
POCKET SQUARES, noun. Plural of pocket square
POCKET TRUMPET, noun. A compact size B-flat major trumpet, with the same range as a standard B-flat major trumpet.
POCKET TRUMPETS, noun. Plural of pocket trumpet
POCKET VETO, noun. (US) A (de facto) veto of a bill by the US President by restricting Congressional action on the bill, as, figuratively, by carrying the bill in his pocket until the deadline for signing it has passed.
POCKET VETOS, noun. Plural of pocket veto
POCKET WATCH, noun. A watch carried in the pocket, often with a closing cover and usually attached to a chain.
POCKET WATCHES, noun. Plural of pocket watch
POCKET, noun. A small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles.
POCKET, noun. An enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air".
POCKET, noun. A supply of money; "they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets".
POCKET, 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".
POCKET, noun. A hollow concave shape made by removing something.
POCKET, noun. A local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly.
POCKET, 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".
POCKET, noun. (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican).
POCKET, noun. An opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck.
POCKET, verb. Put in one's pocket; "He pocketed the change".
POCKET, verb. Take unlawfully.
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