vote with one's wallet

Definition of vote with one's wallet

2 :to show what one likes and dislikes by choosing where to shop and what to buy
  • If our customers don't like our products, they will vote with their wallets and not buy them.

Word by Word Definitions

vote play
  1. : to express one's views in response to a poll

  2. : to express an opinion

  3. : to choose, endorse, decide the disposition of, defeat, or authorize by vote

  1. : a usually formal expression of opinion or will in response to a proposed decision

  2. : the total number of such expressions of opinion made known at a single time (as at an election)

  3. : an expression of opinion or preference that resembles a vote

wallet play
  1. : a bag for carrying miscellaneous articles while traveling

  2. : a folding pocketbook with compartments for personal papers and usually unfolded paper money

  3. : a container that resembles a money wallet: such as


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