Translation of pocketbook in Spanish:


cartera, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɒkɪtbʊk//ˈpɑkətˌbʊk/


  • 1US

    cartera feminine
    bolso masculine Spain
    bolsa feminine Mexico
    • Three seconds later the door opened again and she ran to the kitchen counter to grab her pocket book.
    • Of course, you have no idea just how difficult it is to please me until you have to accompany me on an expedition to locate the perfect pocketbook.
    • My mother used to keep a bib in her pocketbook for when we ate out when I was so small they had to go get a high chair and later a booster seat.
    • I also have her morbid fear of losing my pocketbook somewhere.
    • They were similar pocketbooks or purses, but they had a belt on it that you could put around your waist with the fasteners similar to the ones on a bicycle helmet.
    • Now the flap rests there, there is no way I can get into the pocketbook.
    • She left her pocketbook at a table at the restaurant early Saturday morning, and when she rushed back inside to get it, it was gone.
    • ‘I'll go now,’ Liv said quietly, rising and grabbing her pocket book.
    • I hope she's not thinking at all - that she's mindlessly looking for the house keys or gathering up her sweater and pocketbook.
    • You can use a large pocket book, brief case, or carry on bag.
    • Of course, they'll just find some senator or congressman and pump cash into his pocketbook until they change the law.
    • When she was apprehended at the store, these drugs were in her pocketbook, all right?
    • She pulled a cigarette out of her pocketbook, a bent, half-crushed one she stole from her older brother.
    • In response to Dad's request, she pulls out her checkbook from her pocketbook and a pen and writes out a check for eight hundred dollars.
    • His hands were rifling through her pocketbook and wallet.
    • I took my change purse out of my pocketbook and scowled.
    • On the corners, they stood in clumps, girls with big hair and tight jeans and fringed leather pocketbooks.
    • My satin-covered pocketbook, whose braided long cotton handle I had hooked around my head so that the pocketbook brushed against my right hip, was close against me.
  • 2US

    cartera feminine
    billetera feminine
    to vote one's pocketbook votar con el bolsillo
  • 3US

    libro en rústica masculine
    • The aim of this pocket book is to provide key information on the 100 most important diagnoses in the Head and Neck.
    • She disappeared into the hallway to the bedroom for a few seconds and when she returned she was holding a small black pocket book in one hand and the black baseball cap from the day before in the other.
    • It is a kind of graphic novel in pocket book size.
    • Now this is only a small pocketbook, but it's amazing how much one learns about East Timorese culture, and how important that sensitivity to that culture is, even in the most basic communication.
    • The majority of children receive identical red jumpsuits and a pocket book of Christmas themed party literature.
    • The first pocketbook contains hundreds of entries in the Haiku form currently enjoying a renaissance in hip literature circles as well as epigrams, concrete poems and other works similarly concise in their nature.
    • Last week a little girl gave him a pocket book entitled, ‘Words on Courage’.
    • I put my books and pocket book into my small gym locker and kept my light spring jacket to watch the practice.
    • A pocket book on tourism has been launched to coincide with the tourist season.
    • Being interested in culture and music, he has brought out a pocket book on French rap.
    • We then played a game that I introduced to the group where we would have readings from my little pocketbook of famous quotations, and everyone had to guess who was the originator of the quotation.
    • Not long after that I discovered yoga and taught myself how to do it from a bland pocket book called, Yoga For Americans.
    • No one bothered to refer to the significantly expanded, easily accessible pocket book edition.
    • Unfortunately time was against me and I didn't read as much of it as I probably should have done, so when I saw the pocketbook in a bookshop in Cardiff itself, I bought it immediately.
    • The man pulled a pocket book out of his jacket and opened it.
  • 4British

    cuaderno masculine
    libreta feminine
    • Among the first in line was a guy who wanted Vikram's autograph on his pocket book.
    • It would mean officers arrive at the station, complete their pocket book and do an about-turn to go straight back out onto the streets.
    • As the detainee protested he had done nothing, the officer reached for his pocket book, without giving the man a chance to explain or attempting to deal with the situation in a calm, professional way.
    • What he had not anticipated when he chose the slightly inebriated, seriously overweight woman attempting to hail a cab, was how attached she would be to her pocketbook.
    • It is a pocketbook which fits the hand perfectly.
    • Above that, a leather-bound slim-style Filofax pocket book where I keep stuff like my driver's licence, insurance documents, and plastic cards that won't fit in my wallet.
    • I would then take a strip of paper and the pencil from my pocket book and write all the registrations next to the color of the vehicles memorized.
    • He could not reach his pocket book because it was in the jacket he had used to wrap Miss Hague against the cold.
    • Records were kept in a pocketbook - and in Bill's remarkable memory.
    • She had come for a pocketbook and a pocketbook only.
    • She took out her pocket book and wrote something.
    • And whenever I have a new thought, an original idea, I just whip out the pocket book and I write it down.
    • The pocket books of these women have been revealed to contain detailed ‘accounts’ of the diverse and dispersed aspects of household management.
    • A crossroads lay before us, and stood in the middle of it was Master sat astride his steed, writing, as ever, in a small pocket book.