pocketbook Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “pocketbook” - Learner’s Dictionary

pocketbook

noun [C]     /ˈpɒkɪtbʊk/ US
BAG a woman's bagBags in general
PAY Someone's pocketbook is their ability to pay for something: The sales tax hits consumers in the pocketbook.Earning money and money earned
Translations of “pocketbook”
in Korean 핸드백…
in Arabic حَقيبة يَدّ نِسائيّة…
in Portuguese bolsa feminina…
in Catalan bossa de mà…
in Japanese ハンドバッグ…
in Italian borsetta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女用手提包…
in Russian женская сумка, карман, деньги…
in Turkish para cüzdanı, gelir, kazanç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女用手提包…
in Polish torebka, kieszeń…
(Definition of pocketbook from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

drum

a musical instrument, especially one made from a skin stretched over the end of a hollow tube or bowl, played by hitting with the hand or a stick

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More