Definition of pocketful in US English:



  • See pocket

    • ‘In the course of proving this I found myself, with a pocketful of speeding tickets, hammering round Lake Geneva in a Ferrari 612.’
    • ‘And what of her wider dreams and aspirations or even her immediate thoughts as she slipped home with her sack of groceries and her pocketful of coins?’
    • ‘Just turn up with pocketfuls of cash and be prepared to be entertained.’
    • ‘In a pocketful of liberally illustrated pages, Natalie has herself already revealed more than enough.’
    • ‘I desperately tried to hand out the pocketful of coupons as the frenzy grew and the kids ignored the pleas of their teachers to stop crushing me.’