cargo pocket

noun

Definition of cargo pocket

: a large pocket usually with a flap and a pleat

Examples of cargo pocket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After her taping, Stewart hit the streets in an entirely new suit getup: a timeless blue tweed Chanel skirt suit, complete with large cargo pockets. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Nobody Subverts the Suit Like Kristen Stewart," 6 Nov. 2019 But nostalgia is just part of the reason for 2019’s resurgence of oversized cargo pockets on pants, jackets, vests, and other garments. Glamour, "Cargo Pockets Are the Most Inevitable Trend of 2019," 4 Sep. 2019 From the left cargo pocket of Garner’s shorts, the officer pulled four packs of Newports, each with Virginia tax stamps on the bottom. Wesley Lowery, Washington Post, "‘I can’t breathe.’ Five years after Eric Garner died in struggle with New York police, resolution still elusive.," 13 June 2019 The jumpsuits are prepacked with gear—a cargo pocket on one pant leg is stuffed with a solar panel and raincoat. Mark Jenkins, National Geographic, "When wildfires break out, this elite team of ‘smokejumpers’ parachute in," 12 June 2019 With its oversize cargo pockets and neon yellow straps, the statement piece was risky and over-the-top but, given the setting, also perfectly on point. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Why Kofi Siriboe Is the New Front Row Star to Watch," 16 Jan. 2019 Her blazer was equal party preppy tailoring as well as utilitarian chic, with two front cargo pockets and a double-breasted closure. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Gigi Hadid Wore Denim Bike Shorts in NYC," 11 Oct. 2018 At Alberta Ferretti, there were outsize cargo pockets ballooning off of miniskirts and vertically stacked on denim jackets. Eliza Brooke, Vox, "Pockets are important to women, and high-fashion designers are recognizing that," 21 Sep. 2018 One of the brand’s sophisticated gray parkas is endowed with practical cargo pockets. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "Think Your Clothes Have Enough Pockets? Think Again," 6 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of cargo pocket

1974, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cargo pocket was in 1974

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24 Jan 2020

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“Cargo pocket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cargo%20pocket. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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