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handheld

or hand-held

[hand-held]
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adjective
  1. held in the hand or hands: a handheld torch.
  2. small enough to be used or operated while being held in the hand or hands: a handheld hair drier.
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noun
  1. something small enough to be used or operated while held in the hand or hands: She traded in her bulky old movie camera for a handheld.
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Origin of handheld

First recorded in 1920–25
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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