wallet

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noun wal·let \ˈwä-lət\

Definition of wallet

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

  2. 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

  3. 3 :  resources, funds <a shopping mall that seems to swallow your wallet — Karen Wright>

Examples of wallet in a sentence

  1. She paid the bill and tucked her wallet back into her pocket.

  2. He pulled a few bills out of his wallet.

Origin and Etymology of wallet

Middle English walet


First Known Use: 14th century



WALLET Defined for English Language Learners

wallet

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noun wal·let \ˈwä-lət\

Definition of wallet for English Language Learners

  • : a small folding case that holds paper money, credit cards, etc.


WALLET Defined for Kids

wallet

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noun wal·let \ˈwä-lət\

Definition of wallet for Students

  1. :  a small flat case for carrying paper money and personal papers



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