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Noun: pocketbook  'pó-kit,bûk
  1. Your personal financial means
    "that car is too expensive for my pocketbook"
  2. A pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money
    - wallet, billfold [N. Amer], notecase
  3. Pocket-sized paperback book
    - pocket book, pocket edition
  4. A container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
    "she reached into her pocketbook and found a comb";
    - bag, handbag, purse

Derived forms: pocket books, pocketbooks

Type of: case, container, means, paperback, paperback book, paper-back book, paperbound [US], softback, softback book, soft-cover, soft-cover book, substance

Encyclopedia: Pocketbook