One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of a size suitable for carrying in a pocket; small.‘a truly pocket-sized camera with a lot of great features’
little, small-scale, compact, bijouView synonyms
- ‘Sometimes a little pocket-sized book can pack a powerful informational punch.’
- ‘The most sophisticated are essentially pocket-sized computers with colour screens, fast processors and lots of memory.’
- ‘The pocket-sized torch - a sleek barrel shape just 10 cm long - is available in titanium or black finish.’
- ‘This is a short pocket-sized book that can be read quickly and offers good basic insights into relaxation techniques and meditation.’
- ‘Packed in a pocket-sized plastic purse, the book contains 40 beermat style cards each with an easy-to-follow decorating idea.’
- ‘I envisioned something like a cellphone, a good-looking, pocket-size phone loaded with high-tech features.’
- ‘Manufacturers have come out with these pocket-size pods of flash memory, the same kind of semiconductor memory used in digital cameras.’
- ‘Where else can you buy a nifty, portable, pocket-sized MPEG 2 Player?’
- ‘Pocket-sized, advert-free, the magazine feels like a book to read.’
- ‘Many areas are treated as well-organised tours, to be undertaken with her pocket-sized guide conveniently to hand.’
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