wrist·​let | \ ˈris(t)-lət How to pronounce wristlet (audio) \

Definition of wristlet

: a band encircling the wrist especially : a close-fitting knitted band attached to the top of a glove or the end of a sleeve

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Recent Examples on the Web The wristlet, meanwhile, has plenty of space for all your money and cards. Arielle Tschinkel And Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, "The Kate Spade Surprise Sale has up to 79% off bags—and it just got even better," 10 Apr. 2021 With prices ranging from $199 USD for a roomy carryall to $44 USD for a petite wristlet, these unique, affordable-luxury accessories are truly a dream come true. Emily Ruane, refinery29.com, "This Coach Outlet Disney Princess Collection Is A Dream Come True," 31 Mar. 2021 Women who are looking to give their wardrobes a refresh for the warm weather should check out this cute Coach wristlet that is on sale for just $57 or this slinky camisole that's marked down to only $10. Rebecca Carhart, Travel + Leisure, "The 40 Best Things to Shop from Nordstrom’s Spring Sale Before They Sell Out," 26 Mar. 2021 Wallets and wristlets are also included in the sale, including this large Coach wristlet in signature canvas, which falls from $128 to $38.40, as are shoes and accessories. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "Select bags, wallets and more are 70% off at Coach Outlet for the store's Holiday Sale," 3 Nov. 2020 Bourke Cyber Monday wristlet deals Dooney & Bourke Cyber Monday accessory deals Need help finding products? Kate Tully Ellsworth, USA TODAY, "Dooney & Bourke bags are up to 65% off right now for Cyber Monday 2020," 29 Nov. 2020 The wristlet also boasts a zippered closure, a wrist strap and an interior card slot, earning a thumbs-up from more than 200 Tory Burch shoppers who loved its stylish-yet-functional look. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "The 10 best things to buy from the semi-annual Tory Burch sale," 29 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of wristlet

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wristlet was in 1844

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26 Apr 2021

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“Wristlet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wristlet. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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