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Definition of "pocketful" [pock•et•ful]

  • The amount that a pocket can hold. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pocketful" in a sentence
  • "By the time he ranked the car outside one of Chicago's best restaurants for lunch, she had what she called a pocketful of contracts, to sing at this restaurant and that; to dance for her supper and half a guinea at a ruinous night club, for she could do everything a little."
  • "Peter has a book called A pocketful of change de Jager and Company, 2007 - obtainable from www. which is only 60 pages long, not at all theoretical and easily readable in an hour."
  • "They might just mean a "pocketful" of sewing tricks."