Definitions for walletˈwɒl ɪt, ˈwɔ lɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
wal•letˈwɒl ɪt, ˈwɔ lɪt(n.)
a flat, folding case with compartments for paper money and other items, as credit cards, driver's license, and sometimes coins, carried in a pocket or handbag.
Brit. a bag for carrying articles during a journey.
Origin of wallet:
1350–1400; ME walet
wallet, billfold, notecase, pocketbook(noun)
a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
wallet(noun)ˈwɒl ɪt, ˈwɔ lɪt
a leather container for money, credit cards, etc.
He put his wallet in his pocket.
A small case, often flat and often made of leather, for keeping money (especially paper money), credit cards, etc.
The thief stole all the money and credit cards out of the old man's wallet.
A thick case or folder with plastic sleeves in which compact discs may be stored.
I won an auction online for a cheap CD wallet.
Origin: walet. Of uncertain origin. Possibly from an assumed *walet "bag, knapsack", of origin, from wal-. More at walk, well, wallow.
a bag or sack for carrying about the person, as a bag for carrying the necessaries for a journey; a knapsack; a beggar's receptacle for charity; a peddler's pack
a pocketbook for keeping money about the person
anything protuberant and swagging
Translations for wallet
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a small (usually folding) case made of soft leather, plastic etc, carried in the pocket and used for holding (especially paper) money, personal papers etc
He has lost all his money; – his wallet has been stolen.
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- novčanik, lisnicaCroatian
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- náprsná taška, peňaženkaSlovak
- 錢包Chinese (Trad.)
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- 钱包Chinese (Simp.)
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