pocket-size

adjective
pock·​et-size | \ ˈpä-kət-ˌsīz How to pronounce pocket-size (audio) \
variants: or less commonly pocket-sized \ ˈpä-​kət-​ˌsīzd How to pronounce pocket-size (audio) \

Definition of pocket-size

1 : of a size convenient for carrying in the pocket
2 : small

First Known Use of pocket-size

1797, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Pocket-size.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pocket-size. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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pocket-size

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of pocket-size

: small enough to be carried in a pocket

pocket-size

adjective
pock·​et-size | \ ˈpä-kət-ˌsīz \

Kids Definition of pocket-size

: small enough to fit in a pocket a pocket-size dictionary

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