Definition of PACKET

a wrapped or sealed case containing an item or set of items <a packet of letters that her husband wrote while he was in the army>
Synonyms bundle, pack, packet, parcel
Related Words bag, poke [chiefly Southern & Midland], pouch, sack; bale; box, container, crate
British  the money paid regularly to a person for labor or services <of course your wage packet for the London job will be bigger, given the city's high cost of living>
chiefly British  a very large amount of money <that town house in Mayfair cost a packet>
Synonyms big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, wad

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