palmtop

noun
palm·​top | \ ˈpä(l)m-ˌtäp How to pronounce palmtop (audio) , ˈpȯ(l)m-\

Definition of palmtop

: a small portable computer easily held in the palm of the hand

First Known Use of palmtop

1987, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for palmtop

palm entry 2 + laptop

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palmtop

noun

English Language Learners Definition of palmtop

: a computer that is small enough to be held in the palm of your hand

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