1. (Irish) to poke around, to laze about.
|Informer n.p.: Then I began to pouch about makin’ ready to go to bed .|
|(con. 1930s) Tell me, Sean O’Farrell 60: If she heard you had stopped working, she shouted: ‘If you go sweep, sweep but if you go pooch, come down’.|
2. to seduce.
|‘Truck Driver Divorce’ [lyrics] Some ugly lookin’ son-of-a-bitch / Is trying’ to pooch yer HOME-TOWN SWEETHEART!|
3. to stick out.
|Dolores Claiborne 28: She’d have her lower lip all pooched out like a little kid.|
|Dreamcatcher 62: He had a pretty good pot belly pooching out the front of his sweater.|