Translation of "pocket" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈpɒk·ɪt/ us /ˈpɑ·kɪt/

A2 a part of a piece of clothing that you can put things in

My wallet was in my coat pocket.

B1 a container or bag that is attached to something

Faye put her keys in a pocket in her bag.

(Translation of “pocket” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈpokit/

a small bag sewn into or on to clothes, for carrying things in

He stood with his hands in his pockets
a coat pocket
(also adjective) a pocket handkerchief, a pocket knife.

a small bag attached to the corners and sides of a billiard-table etc to catch the balls

She’s going to pot the black in the middle pocket.

a small isolated area or group

a pocket of warm air.

(a person’s) income or amount of money available for spending

a range of prices to suit every pocket.
pocketful noun

the amount contained by a pocket

bolsillo lleno
a pocketful of coins.
pocketbook noun

(American, old-fashioned) a wallet for holding papers.

cartera, billetero
pocket money noun

money for personal use, especially a child’s regular allowance

He gets $2 a week pocket money.
pocket-size adjective ( pocket-sized)

small enough to carry in one’s pocket

de bolsillo
a pocket-sized dictionary.

(Translation of “pocket” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)