from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Calling for the spending of cash.
  • adjective Paid for out of one's own resources; not covered, shared, or reimbursed.
  • adjective Individually responsible for an amount of money.
  • adjective Lacking funds.

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  • adverb Alternative spelling of out of pocket.
  • adjective Alternative spelling of out of pocket.


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