[pok-it-boo k] /ˈpɒk ɪtˌbʊk/
a woman’s purse or handbag.
a person’s financial resources or means:
The price was out of reach of his pocketbook.
Also, pocket book. a book, usually paperback, that is small enough to carry in one’s coat pocket.
noun (US & Canadian)
a small bag or case for money, papers, etc, carried by a handle or in the pocket
(modifier) concerned with personal finance: pocketbook issues
also pocket-book, 1610s, originally a small book meant to be carried in one’s pocket, from pocket (n.) + book (n.). Meaning “a booklike leather folder for papers, bills, etc.” is from 1722. Meaning “a woman’s purse” is from 1816.
noun 1. (before the Reform Bill of 1832) any English borough whose representatives in Parliament were controlled by an individual or family. 2. an election district under the control of an individual, family, or group. noun 1. (before the Reform Act of 1832) an English borough constituency controlled by one person or family who owned […]
noun 1. any woodworking chisel having a blade of medium length.
noun 1. an electronic calculator small enough to be carried on one’s person.
- Pocket computer