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hip pocket

a pocket at the back of a pair of trousers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • Donald demanded, while his right hand sought his hip pocket.

    The Hunted Outlaw Anonymous
  • "Run away, kids," said the tall man, fumbling at his hip pocket.

    Old Man Curry

    Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
  • Office had been in his hip pocket, where he carried his timebook and his scale sheet.

  • Then he put his hand to his hip pocket and felt around in it.

    The Wrong Woman

    Charles D. Stewart
  • He drew the paper from his hip pocket and tossed it to the chief.

    The Winning Clue

    James Hay, Jr.
  • I whirled, clutched at my hip pocket, and dropped to my knees at the same time.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • He plunged one hand into his hip pocket and the other into a fresh pumpkin pie.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • But he did not again attempt to reach for the weapon in his hip pocket.

    Crooked Trails and Straight William MacLeod Raine
  • Any move toward mobilization is a move toward a nation's hip pocket.

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