cargo pocket


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 Keep a bag of jerky in a trouser cargo pocket or in your pack, and always have a high-protein snack to pick you up without weighing you down. The Editors, Field & Stream, 15 Apr. 2020 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 11 Oct. 2018 At Alberta Ferretti, there were outsize cargo pockets ballooning off of miniskirts and vertically stacked on denim jackets. Eliza Brooke, Vox, 21 Sep. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of cargo pocket

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Cargo pocket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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