Part of speech: adjective

That may be readily carried or moved.

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Usage examples "portable":

  1. A portable iron stand is generally to be seen somewhere in the tent, upon which the hot vessels are placed when they are removed from the fire. - "An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet", A. Henry Savage Landor.
  2. A number of things occurred almost as soon as the lights were out, interrupting a train of thought in which I saw myself in the first stages of mental decay, and carrying about the streets not only fire- tongs and walking- sticks, but other portable property belonging to my friends. - "Sight Unseen", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  3. You had eight portable machine guns. - "Frigid Fracas", Dallas McCord Reynolds.