from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. small enough to fit into a pocket
  • adj. small-scale, downsized

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. limited in size or scope
  • adj. small enough to be carried in a garment pocket


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