Meaning of pocketbook

poc•ket•book

Pronunciation: (pok'it-book"), [key]
— n.
  1. a woman's purse or handbag.
  2. a person's financial resources or means: The price was out of reach of his pocketbook.
  3. a book, usually paperback, that is small enough to carry in one's coat pocket.
    1. a notebook for carrying in one's pocket.
    2. a wallet or billfold.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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