patch pocket


: a flat pocket applied to the outside of a garment

Examples of patch pocket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With 18 colors to choose from, the cute set comes with contrasting buttons, front patch pockets on the top, two side pockets on the shorts, and a tie-belt that accentuates the waist. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 18 June 2024 Open-weave polo shirts and textured knits were also paired with suede blazers and overshirts, the latter coming with scalloped, western-style patch pockets on the chest. Luisa Zargani, WWD, 18 June 2024 The pull-on style has an elastic waistband with an adjustable drawstring, angled side pockets, and back patch pockets. Jamie Allison Sanders, Peoplemag, 16 June 2024 It's got two patch pockets and the sleeves are a three-quarter length (perfect for staying dry while washing your face). Madison Roberts, Condé Nast Traveler, 2 Feb. 2024 On the right, Joe wears a Lanvin double-breasted relaxed jacket with large patch pockets and a similar bow tie. Catherine Santino, Peoplemag, 24 May 2024 It is made of 100 percent cotton for breathability and has deep front patch pockets for all your knick knacks. Karthika Gupta, Travel + Leisure, 14 Apr. 2024 This is a classic, structured denim doesn’t have much stretch, but the roomy silhouette allows plenty of airflow and the front patch pockets add some visual interest. Brittany Vanderbill, Peoplemag, 7 Apr. 2024 The silhouette features a five-button front, straight point collar, and double chest patch pockets. Jamie Allison Sanders, Peoplemag, 24 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of patch pocket was in 1895

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Cite this Entry

“Patch pocket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

patch pocket

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