- 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
Examples from the Web for out-of-pocket
Contemporary Examples of out-of-pocket
Out-of-pocket limit: $6,400 in-network; $12,800 out of network.
The out-of-pocket limits are very slightly lower: $6,000 and $12,000.
Utilization went up, out-of-pocket expenditure went down, and the freqency of depression diagnoses was lower.Study: Giving People Government Health Insurance May Not Make them Any Healthier
May 1, 2013
Short-term increases in out-of-pocket expenses and an increase in the eligibility age.How to Make Seniors Suspicious of Ryan and Romney
August 22, 2012
Historical Examples of out-of-pocket
He also suggested that he might be reimbursed for his out-of-pocket expenses in getting up the Tribute.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. III of IV
Charles L. Graves
He kept three stud farms going, and his out-of-pocket expenses ran to £50,000 and more a year.Love Romances of the Aristocracy
The services of the members of council and executive are given gratuitously, no out-of-pocket expenses of any kind being refunded.