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British Dictionary definitions for hip pocket

hip pocket

noun
  1. a pocket at the back of a pair of trousers
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Examples from the Web for hip pocket

Historical Examples

  • Mr. Watts was returning something he had not used to his hip-pocket.

    The Gentleman From Indiana

    Booth Tarkington

  • Cadogan drew from his hip-pocket the wallet with the packet of bills.

    Sonnie-Boy's People

    James B. Connolly

  • The colonel paid for the gems from a thick wad of notes he took from his hip-pocket.

    Jack O' Judgment

    Edgar Wallace

  • The undertaker saw him and whipped a revolver out of his hip-pocket.

  • A great auditorium was needed; you put your hand into your hip-pocket and lo!