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pocketbook

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noun pock·et·book \ˈpä-kət-ˌbu̇k\

Simple Definition of pocketbook

  • : a bag usually with handles and pockets that is used by women to carry money and personal belongings

  • : the amount of money that someone has available to spend : someone's ability to pay for things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pocketbook

  1. 1 often pocket book :  a small especially paperback book that can be carried in the pocket

  2. 2 :  a flat typically leather folding case for money or personal papers that can be carried in a pocket or handbag

  3. 3 a :  purse b :  handbag 2

  4. 4 a :  financial resources :  income b :  economic interests

Examples of pocketbook in a sentence

  1. <she pulled some lip balm out of her pocketbook>



1617

First Known Use of pocketbook

1617


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pocketbook

adjective pock·et·book

Definition of pocketbook

  1. :  relating to or involving economic interests



1894

First Known Use of pocketbook

1894

Rhymes with pocketbook

Beaverbrook, bring to book, buttonhook, cock a snook, comic book, copybook, donnybrook, gerenuk, grappling hook, inglenook, in one's book, Leeuwenhoek, off the hook, overbook, overlook, picture book, pressure-cook, pruning hook, Sandy Hook, service book, statute book, storybook, talking book, tenterhook, Volapük



POCKETBOOK Defined for Kids

pocketbook

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noun pock·et·book \ˈpä-kət-ˌbu̇k\

Definition of pocketbook for Students

  1. 1 :  handbag

  2. 2 :  the amount of money that someone has to spend <The price suits my pocketbook.>





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