Definition of Pocketful

1. Noun. The quantity a pocket will hold.

Generic synonyms: Containerful



Definition of Pocketful

1. n. As much as a pocket will hold; enough to fill a pocket; as, pocketfuls of chestnuts.

Definition of Pocketful

1. Noun. the quantity that a pocket would typically hold ¹

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Definition of Pocketful

1. [n POCKETFULS or POCKETSFUL]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pocketful

pocket trumpets
pocket veto
pocket vetos
pocket watch
pocket watches
pocketable
pocketbook
pocketbooks
pocketcomb
pocketed
pocketed bat
pocketed calculus
pocketed freetail bat
pocketer
pocketers
pocketful (current term)
pocketfuls
pocketing
pocketknife
pocketknives
pocketless
pocketlike
pocketphone
pocketphones
pockets
pocketsful
pockier
pockiest

Literary usage of Pocketful

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1. The "A.L.A." Index An Index to General Literature, Biographical, Historical by William Isaac Fletcher, American Library Association (1914)
"Falkiner, pocketful, 119-25. Clapp, Théodore. Eliot, SA Heralds С. L. Stud, in Irish hist. 101. Clarence, George, duke of. Fletcher, CRL Hist, portraits, ..."

2. Ten Years in Washington: Or, Inside Life and Scenes in Our National Capital by Mary Clemmer (1882)
"... Foreign Minister Criticises—Advantages of a Good Memory—Funny Adventure of a Rustic Youth—A Strange pocketful—Putting Him at his Ease—Doleful Visage of ..."

3. Valentine's Manual of Old New Yorkby New York (N.Y.). Common Council by New York (N.Y.). Common Council (1916)
"It was not an unusual thing for him to visit a firm of jewelers in Maiden Lane and leave their office with a pocketful of diamonds of the first water. ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1884)
"I must say—it is of no use blinking the matter—it is a very unequal fight between a half-taught Native, with the prospect of a pocketful of gold, and, ..."

5. The Flight of Pony Baker: A Boy's Town Story by William Dean Howells (1902)
"... FRANK BAKER, HAD WITH A pocketful OF MONEY VERY likely Pony Baker would not have tried to run off any more if it had not been for Jim Leonard. ..."

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