money for small, current expenses.
(Brit) a small weekly sum of money given to children by parents as an allowance
money for day-to-day spending, incidental expenses, etc
Also, spending money. Cash for incidental or minor expenses, as in They don’t believe in giving the children pocket money without asking them to do chores, or Can I borrow a dollar? I’m out of all my spending money. The first term, dating from the early 1600s, alludes to keeping small sums in one’s pocket; the second alludes to money that may be spent (as opposed to saved) and dates from the late 1500s.
noun 1. any of numerous burrowing rodents, especially of the genus Perognathus, chiefly inhabiting arid regions of the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico, having fur-lined cheek pouches and a long tail. noun 1. any small mouselike rodent with cheek pouches, of the genus Perognathus, of desert regions of W North America: family Heteromyidae
noun 1. a very small park or outdoor area for public leisure, especially an urban plaza or courtyard with benches and fountains.
noun 1. (in a window frame) a removable part of a pulley stile permitting access to sash weights.
- Pocket pool
noun phrase The fondling of one’s own genitals with a pocketed hand (entry form 1930s+, variant 1980s+)