slash pocket


: a pocket suspended on the wrong side of a garment from a finished slit on the right side that serves as its opening

Examples of slash pocket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What to Consider The slash pockets don’t offer a secure closure for your valuables. Sophie Dodd, Travel + Leisure, 22 Apr. 2024 There were roomy, quilted slash pockets along the side that were ample enough for gloves or a Discman—this was the early two-thousands—and two generous chest pockets with Velcro enclosures. Hua Hsu, The New Yorker, 18 Sep. 2023 With convenient slash pockets and a modern athletic fit, Vuori's cargo pants are also great for guys with big thighs. Maverick Li, Men's Health, 28 July 2023 The utilitarian design boasts a button-down collar, double top flap pockets, side slash pockets, and sturdy belt loops. Sophie Dodd, Travel + Leisure, 20 July 2023 Delap recommends binders with slash pockets, where papers can be filed quickly. Washington Post, 9 July 2019 The clean lines followed the A-line silhouette, while leather-trim slash pockets provided edge. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, 19 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1742, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slash pocket was in 1742

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Cite this Entry

“Slash pocket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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