Definition of pochette in English:

pochette

noun

  • A woman's small handbag shaped like an envelope.

    • ‘The second bag today is a little pochette.’
    • ‘But I finally ordered a new strap for my pochette’
    • ‘Her skirt was all rumpled and her pochette lay some few feet away from her.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from French, literally small pocket, diminutive of poche.

Pronunciation

pochette

/pɒˈʃɛt/