[out-uh v-pok-it]


paid out in cash or from one's own financial resources and sometimes reimbursed: My out-of-pocket travel expenses included taking business clients to dinner.
without funds or assets: an out-of-pocket student who stayed with us.

Origin of out-of-pocket

First recorded in 1880–85
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