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hip pocket

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a pocket at the back of a pair of trousers
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.hip pocket - a pocket in rear of trousers
pocket - a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
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hip pocket

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hip pocket

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He of the yellow handkerchief and pock-marked face came toward me threateningly, but I put my hand into my hip pocket, and he hesitated.
Some of the Chinese stood in the forward part of the cockpit, near the cabin doors, and once, as I leaned over the cockpit rail to flatten down the jib-sheet a bit, I felt some one brush against my hip pocket. I made no sign, but out of the corner of my eye I saw that the Yellow Handkerchief had discovered the emptiness of the pocket which had hitherto overawed him.
He plunged one hand into his hip pocket and the other into a fresh pumpkin pie.
"Pig, but you shall die for this," and, springing to his feet, he rushed upon Tarzan, tugging the meanwhile to draw a revolver from his hip pocket. The girl shrank back in terror.
No; don't move for a gun." (As Blanchard half reached toward his hip pocket.) "I ain't startin' anythin' here.
Lookin' for a bed?" Joe shot a hand into his hip pocket and brought it out filled with small change.
In spite of his denial of having touched a drop, and of his persistent assertion that the revolver had been in his hip pocket and that he had not laid a finger to it, he was discharged from the force.
The Londoner, meanwhile, also is DWR coated, with a premium three-layer bonded PE/PU -fabrication laminated Nobis Tech membrane seam-sealed construction; hidden center-front zipper with placket and snap closures; angled lower hip pockets and back vent at hem for enhanced mobility.
The pants sport hip pockets with abrasion-resistant fabric overlay, a zip rear pocket and side-seam leg zippers.
The pants, made of the same durable and comfortable fabric as the shirt, sport two hip pockets and two roomy cargo pockets, plus an adjustable waistband.
There are four hip pockets which fasten with studs (two act as useful hand warmers) and both outer and inner chest pockets.