Definition of Pokemon in English:
trademark A video game, card game, or other toy featuring certain Japanese cartoon characters.
- ‘After kids come up with a strategy to catch a Pokemon, they then have to train and nurture it as it evolves,’ she says.
- In the Pokemon TV series, as soon as you capture a Pokemon, it somehow becomes loyal to you.
- When a Pokemon is hit three times with the ball, it is captured.
from the name of the Japanese video game Pokemon, itself from the words 'pocket monster'.