patch pocket


: a flat pocket applied to the outside of a garment

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The chest flap pocket has a pen divider and the lower patch pockets have a side entry for your hands. Danny Perez, Popular Mechanics, 7 Mar. 2023 One piece that caught our eye is this boxy utility jacket with front patch pockets, cuffed sleeves, and a button front closure. Amy Louise Bailey, Travel + Leisure, 27 Mar. 2023 This crop of jackets is outfitted with patch pockets, drawstrings, and corduroy collars, and sticks to a khaki color palette. Madeline Fass, Vogue, 20 Mar. 2023 Designed with a soft fleece-like feel, the robe also features roomy patch pockets. Jasmine Gomez, Women's Health, 20 Mar. 2023 The style is simple with two snap-button patch pockets that conceal side entry hand pockets and multiple hidden zip pockets. Danny Perez, Popular Mechanics, 7 Mar. 2023 There is a center-front zipper, and for storage, there are hand pockets (one with a hidden phone pocket) and an interior patch pocket with a Velcro closure. Rachel King, Fortune, 6 Nov. 2020 The brand states that the pockets are reinforced, which our pros like for a patch pocket style. Sarah Wharton, Good Housekeeping, 15 Nov. 2022 The shirt has one button that’s a different color than the rest (a subtle quirk) and a patch pocket of antique Japanese fabric. WSJ, 15 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of patch pocket was in 1895

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Cite this Entry

“Patch pocket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition

patch pocket

: a pocket that is sewn on the outside of a garment
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