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English noun: pocketbook

1. pocketbook (possession) your personal financial means


SamplesThat car is too expensive for my pocketbook.


Broader (hypernym)means, substance

2. pocketbook (artifact) a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money


Synonymsbillfold, notecase, wallet


Broader (hypernym)case

3. pocketbook (artifact) pocket-sized paperback book


Synonymspocket book, pocket edition


Broader (hypernym)paper-back book, paperback, paperback book, soft-cover, soft-cover book, softback, softback book

4. pocketbook (artifact) a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)


SamplesShe reached into her bag and found a comb.


Synonymsbag, handbag, purse


Broader (hypernym)container


Narrower (hyponym)clutch, clutch bag, etui, evening bag, reticule, shoulder bag


Part holonymclasp









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