Primary Meanings of pouch

a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things
put into a small bag
send by special mail that goes through diplomatic channels
Full Definitions of pouch

n a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things

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mail pouch, mailbag
pouch used in the shipment of mail
a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
a fur or leather pouch worn at the front of the kilt as part of the traditional dress of Scottish Highlanders
tobacco pouch
a pouch for carrying pipe tobacco
belt bag, waist pack
a small pouch (usually with a zipper) that attaches to a belt and is worn around the waist
breast pocket
a pocket inside of a man's coat
diplomatic pouch
a mail pouch that is sealed shut and that is used to carry communications between a legation and its home office
butt pack, fanny pack
a waist pack worn with the pouch in back
hip pocket
a pocket in rear of trousers
patch pocket
a flat pocket sewn to the outside of a garment
slash pocket
a pocket in a garment (usually below the waist) to which access is provided by a vertical or diagonal slit in the outside of the garment
vest pocket
a small pocket in a man's vest
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a flexible container with a single opening

n an enclosed space

pocket, sac, sack
Type of:
cavity, enclosed space
space that is surrounded by something

n (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)

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gastric mill, gizzard, ventriculus
thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food
utricle, utriculus
a small pouch into which the semicircular canals open
atrial auricle, auricle, auricula atrii
a small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart
auricula, auricular appendage, auricular appendix
a pouch projecting from the top front of each atrium of the heart
cheek pouch
a membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents (as a gopher)
an external abdominal pouch in most marsupials where newborn offspring are suckled
the external pouch that contains the testes
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a structure resembling a bag in an animal

v put into a small bag

Type of:
put into a bag

v swell or protrude outwards

bulge, protrude
stick out or up
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change form, change shape, deform
assume a different shape or form

v send by special mail that goes through diplomatic channels

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get off, mail
send via the postal service

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