Definition of personal organizer in English:

personal organizer


  • 1A loose-leaf notebook consisting of separate sections including a calendar and pages for recording addresses and telephone numbers.

    • ‘A handbag containing a personal organiser and cash, worth £80, was stolen during a matinee performance on Monday.’
    • ‘Her briefcase contained personal possessions, including a personal organiser, and papers relating to her work as a councillor.’
    • ‘No notes were taken of what the scientist said, the only record of the interview being jottings into a personal organiser made several hours later.’
    1. 1.1A handheld computer having the function of a personal organizer.
      • ‘The idea is that they're like some sort of next-generation supersize personal organiser, except they have the power and possibilities of a laptop, including the software.’
      • ‘However, we don't regard personal organisers as a threat to laptops, but rather to mobile phones.’
      • ‘But the Wrist PDA was the first to cram a fully functioning Palm OS-based personal organiser into a case you can wear rather than carry.’
      • ‘Pocketsize and weighing from 4 to 9 ounces, they are personal organizers with an address book, a date book, a to-do list, a memo pad, and a calculator.’
      • ‘The 9300 comes with advanced personal organiser features, as well as support for RIM's wireless email software.’
      • ‘Teenagers can pick a record bag, alarm clock or electronic personal organiser.’
      • ‘We vote, don't mind paying school teachers what they are worth and often get along nicely without a personal organizer.’
      • ‘Still, the concept of the electronic book has been slow to catch on with consumers who have already embraced personal organizers, such as the ubiquitous Palm Pilot.’
      • ‘I'm sorting out the mess of information on my PC, my personal organiser, my two laptops and my mobile phone.’
      • ‘The company also allowed him to keep his mobile phone, laptop computer, personal organiser and printer.’
      • ‘Forensic experts from the unit can carry out forensic examination of computers, mobile phones and other digital equipment, such as cameras and personal organisers.’
      • ‘The device is a telephone, answerphone, fax, personal organiser and monitor, with email facilities, all rolled into one.’
      • ‘Reading devices sometimes double as personal organizers and have multiple functions, such as sound and e-mail capability.’
      • ‘It allows things like laptops and personal organisers to connect to the internet at broadband speeds within a confined area such as a hotel, cafe or airport.’
      • ‘I don't suppose you'd have anything such as a personal organiser would you - the electronic sort I mean.’
      • ‘Wireless devices have evolved from personal organizers and schedulers into powerful computing tools worthy of enterprise-class applications.’
      • ‘It plays MP3 music files, is a personal organiser and, oh yes, is a phone, too.’
      • ‘It will also display the latest color screen smart phones that double as digital personal organizers.’
      • ‘Even if we live long enough to get through the 1,500 tasks stored in our personal organizer, the likelihood is that 1,495 of these were not worth doing anyway.’


personal organizer

/ˈpərs(ə)n(ə)l ˈôrɡəˌnīzər/