- a pocket formed by sewing a piece of shaped material to the outside of a garment.
Origin of patch pocket
First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for patch pocket
And was the plaid gingham with the patch-pocket now hanging in the wardrobe?
She began to walk up and down, one hand in the patch-pocket—to make sure it was really there.
Faint with fear, Gwendolyn thrust a trembling hand into the patch-pocket and took hold of the lip-case.
- a pocket on the outside of a garment