Definition of portable noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpɔːtəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɔːrtəbl//
Watching TV
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a small type of machine that is easy to carry, especially a computer or a television The kids are upstairs watching the portable (= television). See related entries: Watching TV Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French portable, from late Latin portabilis, from Latin portare ‘carry’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: portable

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