a small bag, usually made of cloth, sewn on the inside or outside of a piece of clothing and used to hold small objects: coat/pants/shirt pockets.
The American Slang Dictionary (yes, a different slang dictionary) defines "out of pocket" as "out from under someone's control; not manageable.
Pockets are a small but important component of western clothing. Despite their deceptive obscurity and utilitarian nature, pockets are sensitive to fashion changes and they can reveal a wealth of social and cultural information.
Types of POCKETS | Best Style Guide
- Patch Pockets.
- Side Seam Pockets.
- Flap Pockets.
- Zippered Pockets.
- Hidden Pockets.
- Expanding Pockets and Cargo Pockets.
- Kangaroo Pockets.
- Draped Pockets. More items...
A pocket is a kind of small bag which forms part of a piece of clothing, and which is used for carrying small things such as money or a handkerchief. ... You can use pocket in a lot of different ways to refer to money that people have, get, or spend.