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Young hip (primarily black) people use this to mean "out of line," or behaving in a way that is unacceptable under the circumstances.

Old business people use this to mean unreachable by the usual means.

If you are both a hip black person and a business person, colleagues' use of this term in the latter context can be both ambiguous and amusing.
1) You ate the last hot wing off my plate? Yo, you out of pocket, son.

2) Sorry I'm just responding now, I was out of pocket all day yesterday.
by choom gang June 09, 2011
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The Oxford English Dictionary says out of pocket meaning "out of reach, absent, unavailable" dates back to the US of the early 20th century:
1908 ‘O. Henry’ Buried Treasure in Ainslee”s July 69/2 Just now she is out of pocket. And I shall find her as soon as I can.
1946 Sunday Times-Signal (Zanesville, Ohio) 12 May i. 7/1 They told citizens here that somebody was ‘out of pocket’ in Bowie and Miller counties the nights of the killings, and urged them to recall whether anyone they knew was missing on those dates.
1973 J. Peterson Sicilian Slaughter 53 Her hands shook as she dialed. But her connection was out of pocket.
1974 Anderson (S. Carolina) Independent 20 Apr. 1 a/1 If you have ever been sick and the only doctor is out of pocket for the weekend, then you know we need more doctors.
2002 A. Phillips Prague iii. viii. 229 Five-day weekend for me, Charlie, starting in eighteen minutes. I”ll be out of pocket until Tuesday.
by bymidnight August 14, 2016
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I'm going out of town next week so i will be out of pocket and will call you upon my return.
by jazzis4u August 31, 2011
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'out of place; out of order', describes unacceptable behavior or situations. This meaning has its roots in Black English of the 1940s, and refers to the pockets on a pool table.
"Any outsider who would attempt to engage in that conversation would be out of pocket."
by elberama October 26, 2011
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When someone gets crazy or out of line
oh hell no i don't know who she think she talking to but she getting real out of pocket
by im just that guy September 17, 2010
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English, meaning to not have much/any money
Can't go out this week, buying that car's left me a bit out of pocket
by Muddy Fox June 19, 2006
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1.when somebody does or says something that aint cool or just straight up out of line and disrespectful

2.When somebody looks like a hot mess,they hair is jacked up, or wears something they dont need to be wearin
1. girl 1: Erika lied to him about me cuz she was hatin
girl 2: yeah, she way out of out of pocket for that

2. girl 1: Her weave is a mess, you can see the track
girl 2: Thats out of pocket
by dejaney April 15, 2008
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