Monitoring someone's expenses to determine their financial status.
Girl I'm pocket watching this time I can't deal with another broke nigga.
by BeardGangERNurse October 13, 2017
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Someone’s looking at you trynna figure out how much money you have, usually in order to take it.
My neck, my wrist, my teeth on hockey

You be pocket watching but it's nothin' in your pockets -Hockey by Rico Nasty
by kellyee August 24, 2020
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Nosing around in another person's financial none-of-your-damn business.
"... Why would you wanna pocket-watch me?" Marshawn Lynch asked.


"Your eyes is on my pockets—you wanna know about my money situation," Lynch said.
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As used by migos and other trap stars pocket watching is when somebody else is worried about your funds
them: "peep her red bottoms, I wonder how much she make".
Me:"why you pocket watching?"
by WhoDatBe🔌 July 18, 2017
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To speculate about how much money someone has or earns
I swear he can’t be getting more than £200/£250 a gig? He earns more than you think! Why do you have to pocket watch?
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A pocket watch (or pocketwatch) is a watch that is made to be carried in a pocket. It's a watch you carry, because a wristwatch is uncomfortable for you and you think that the watch on your phone

doesn't look good. Maybe you want to appear interesting, cool, classy, rich or as though you time travelled from before the 20th century.
Person 1: How much time did it take you to write this definition?
Person 2: About 10 minutes. I timed it with my pocket watch.
by Lonam December 09, 2020
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