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pocket-size

or pock·et-sized

[pok-it-sahyz]
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adjective
  1. small enough to fit conveniently into one's pocket.
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Origin of pocket-size

First recorded in 1905–10
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • He returned with his pocket-size wire recorder and handed it to Chahda.

    The Pirates of Shan

    Harold Leland Goodwin

  • Judging that the morning haze would veil any smoke, Shann built a pocket-size fire.

    Storm Over Warlock

    Andre Norton

  • "Guess that young woman regards me as a pocket-size providence," observed O'Rane impatiently.

  • If he had taken anything larger than pocket-size out of that shop of his, she had missed it.

    A Traveler in Time

    August Derleth