American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of a size suitable to be carried in a pocket: a pocket-sized radio.
- adj. Small: "a pocket-sized riot in the Lower House” ( Terence Smith).
- adj. limited in size or scope
- adj. small enough to be carried in a garment pocket
“It does 8 megapixels and has a 3x zoom; more importantly, it is pocket-sized.”
“I love empanadas, the little pocket-sized South and Central American stuffed pastries, and have had them with all kinds of meat and vegetarian fillings.”
“As Mr. Hermes puts it: "Except for the Japanese break-dancers, the botanically advanced weed, the Republican mayor, the iPods, the pocket-sized Flip video cameras, the openly gay kids, and the relative lack of menace, it seems not unlike the old days" in present-day New York.”
“The Read: "Copenhagen from Noma + Momondo" is pocket-sized yet thorough, a best-of guide to the city that features recommendations from the restaurant staff.”
“For years, hobbyist digital photographers had two options: heavy SLR cameras that can capture creative effects, and pocket-sized point-and-shoots that take pedestrian photos.”
“A few years ago, Farley self-published Diary of a Pedestrian, an intimate pocket-sized monograph which documented her lengthy walks around Manhattan over a period of 20 years.”
“If you don't have one, or if you're looking for a vinyl player that's portable in a way the real ones can never be, try this pocket-sized version of VinylLove.”
“Explosives shaped like lumps of coal nicknamed “Black Joe” and pocket-sized incendiaries with time-delayed fuses to start fires were sent to Europe.”
“The million and a half residents of Greater Beirut had only a handful of tiny, pocket-sized public parks, none of them particularly green.”
“It was a pocket-sized purple notebook with red hearts on the cover, like the diary of a ten-year-old girl.”
Looking for tweets for pocket-sized.