Associations to the word «Pouch»

Pictures for the word «Pouch»


POUCH, noun. A small bag usually closed with a drawstring.
POUCH, noun. A pocket in which a marsupial carries its young.
POUCH, noun. Any pocket or bag-shaped object, such as a cheek pouch.
POUCH, noun. (slang) (dated) (derogatory) A protuberant belly; a paunch.
POUCH, noun. A cyst or sac containing fluid.
POUCH, noun. (botany) A silicle, or short pod, as of the shepherd's purse.
POUCH, noun. A bulkhead in the hold of a vessel, to prevent grain etc. from shifting.
POUCH, verb. (transitive) To enclose within a pouch.
POUCH, verb. (transitive) To transport within a pouch, especially a diplomatic pouch.
POUCH, verb. (of fowls and fish) To swallow.
POUCH, verb. (obsolete) To pout.
POUCH, verb. (obsolete) To pocket; to put up with.

Dictionary definition

POUCH, noun. A small or medium size container for holding or carrying things.
POUCH, noun. An enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air".
POUCH, noun. (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican).
POUCH, verb. Put into a small bag.
POUCH, verb. Send by special mail that goes through diplomatic channels.
POUCH, verb. Swell or protrude outwards; "His stomach bulged after the huge meal".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats