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Hip pocket   /hɪp pˈɑkət/   Listen
Hip pocket

A pocket in rear of trousers.

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"Hip pocket" Quotes from Famous Books

... he had slowly produced from his hip pocket a frayed bandana handkerchief; as slowly taken off his hat ...
— The Rules of the Game • Stewart Edward White

... admitted, "I guess you're all white. Anything to please the baby and get down to biz. Now, sonny, put that gun away, it don't look well. Besides, I—got another." He put his hand insinuatingly to his hip pocket with a grin, but Billy's ...
— The City of Fire • Grace Livingston Hill

... the pink newspaper so habitually protruding from his hip pocket. "You ought to see the way they're neck-breaking for the marriage-license bureaus since the draft. First thing we know, tine whole shebang of the boys will be claiming the exemption of sole ...
— Gaslight Sonatas • Fannie Hurst

... thar! Not so quick, sonny. We don't let nobody as sneakin' as you are ride off with a gun in his hip pocket. S'arch 'im, boys; he's jest the sort to fire back on us an' make a dash ...
— Westerfelt • Will N. Harben

... survey his diminutive figure with a quick glance of contempt, that young man felt a sudden and violent terror in his inmost soul, which was not lessened when his eyes fell upon a sheath knife and huge revolver in the stranger's belt. Involuntarily Rutherford's hand went to his hip pocket, where reposed a dainty, pearl-handled Smith and Wesson, 38-calibre, but he immediately regretted the movement, for the blue-black eyes watching him scintillated for a moment with a cold, steel-like glitter, and the lips under the heavy, black beard ...
— The Award of Justice - Told in the Rockies • A. Maynard Barbour

... such indignities that the man who had defied the Supreme Court of Judicature reached his seat in the theatre. When solicitors and counsel attempted to reason with him, he answered with silence. The rumour ran that in his hip pocket he was carrying a revolver wherewith to protect the modesty ...
— Buried Alive: A Tale of These Days • Arnold Bennett

... hip pocket and found that his revolver, an American Smith-Wesson, was there. He had a dislike of automatic pistols, as he had once had a very narrow escape. He had been teaching a girl to shoot with a revolver, when, believing ...
— Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo • William Le Queux

Words linked to "Hip pocket" :   trouser, pant, pocket

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