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Definition of "pouch" []

  • A small bag often closing with a drawstring and used especially for carrying loose items in one's pocket. (noun)
  • A bag or sack used to carry mail or diplomatic dispatches. (noun)
  • A leather bag or case for carrying powder or small-arms ammunition. (noun)
  • A sealed plastic or foil container used in packaging frozen or dehydrated food. (noun)
  • Something resembling a bag in shape: one's pouches under one's eyes. (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 "pouch" in a sentence
  • "The end of a metaphysical debate timprov: So if you make something that's half muffin and half kangaroo, but then you only frost it inside the pouch, is it a muffin or a cupcake?"
  • "She wore a small buckskin pouch like a locket on neck with the Thoreau newspaper scrap in it and told Trefethan she wished the Thoreau man would happen along so she could marry him."
  • "While Europeans are experimenting with milk in pouch style packaging, Walmart's discount club store Sam's Club is switching its gallon milk packaging to a square case-less jug."