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1. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles.

Synonyms

  • slash pocket
  • breast pocket
  • pocket flap
  • patch pocket
  • garment
  • pouch
  • vest pocket

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • underdress
  • undress
  • overdress

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Pocket

  • sprocket
  • erakat
  • socket
  • rocket
  • hocutt
  • docket

Example sentences of the word pocket


1. Noun, singular or mass
There are hidden screws behind the door handle, inside the pocket and at the bottom of the panel.

Quotes containing the word pocket


1. I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.
- Robert Louis Stevenson, Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson

2. Sometimes when I'm alone, I take the pearl from where it lives in my pocket and try to remember the boy with the bread, the strong arms that warded off nightmares on the train, the kisses in the arena.
- Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

3. Once I pulled a job, I was so stupid. I picked a guy's pocket on an airplane and made a run for it.
- Rodney Dangerfield

2. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] an enclosed space.

Synonyms

  • sac
  • enclosed space
  • cavity
  • pouch

Antonyms

  • lack
  • sell
  • refrain
  • lose

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

3. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] a supply of money.

Synonyms

  • monetary resource
  • funds
  • cash in hand
  • pecuniary resource

Antonyms

  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

4. pocket

verb. ['ˈpɑːkət'] put in one's pocket.

Antonyms

  • rich people

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

5. pocket

verb. ['ˈpɑːkət'] take unlawfully.

Synonyms

  • steal

Antonyms

  • timid
  • brave

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

6. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican).

Synonyms

  • cheek pouch
  • auricular appendage
  • utricle
  • scrotum
  • auricula atrii
  • auricula
  • atrial auricle
  • auricle
  • auricular appendix
  • gizzard
  • gastric mill
  • utriculus
  • ventriculus
  • pouch
  • marsupium

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • unpack
  • fall back
  • stand still

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

7. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck.

Synonyms

  • side pocket
  • snooker table
  • gap
  • corner pocket
  • pool table
  • opening

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • finish
  • closing
  • hire

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

8. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly.

Synonyms

  • atmospheric phenomenon
  • air pocket

Antonyms

  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

9. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] a hollow concave shape made by removing something.

Synonyms

  • scoop
  • concave shape
  • incurvature
  • incurvation

Antonyms

  • go
  • obviate
  • dishonor
  • refuse

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

10. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left.

Antonyms

  • outgo

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)
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