watch pocket


: a small pocket just below the front waistband of men's trousers

Examples of watch pocket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The book was linked to the dead man by a slip of paper discovered in his watch pocket; the paper bore two Persian words. IEEE Spectrum, 20 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of watch pocket was in 1831

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Cite this Entry

“Watch pocket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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