Meaning of “pocketbook” - Learner’s Dictionary

pocketbook

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈpɒkɪtbʊk/ US
BAG

a woman's bag

PAY

Someone's pocketbook is their ability to pay for something:

The sales tax hits consumers in the pocketbook.

(Definition of “pocketbook” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)