Simple Definition of wallet
: a small folding case that holds paper money, credit cards, etc.
Full Definition of wallet
1 : a bag for carrying miscellaneous articles while traveling
2 a : a folding pocketbook with compartments for personal papers and usually unfolded paper money; also : billfold b : a container that resembles a money wallet: as (1) : a usually flexible folding case fitted for carrying specific items (as tools or fishing flies) (2) : folder 3
Examples of wallet in a sentence
She paid the bill and tucked her wallet back into her pocket.
He pulled a few bills out of his wallet.
Origin of wallet
Middle English walet
First Known Use: 14th century
WALLET Defined for Kids
Definition of wallet for Students
: a small flat case for carrying paper money and personal papers
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