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pocketbook

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noun pock·et·book \ˈpä-kət-ˌbu̇k\

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. 3a :  purseb :  handbag 2

  4. 4a :  financial resources :  incomeb :  economic interests

Examples of pocketbook in a Sentence

  1. she pulled some lip balm out of her pocketbook

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

First Known Use of pocketbook

1894



POCKETBOOK Defined for English Language Learners

pocketbook

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Definition of pocketbook for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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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