Definitions for walletˈwɒl ɪt, ˈwɔ lɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wallet, billfold, notecase, pocketbook(noun)

    a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money


  1. wallet(Noun)

    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.

  2. wallet(Noun)

    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.

  3. Origin: walet. Of uncertain origin. Possibly from an assumed *walet "bag, knapsack", of origin, from wal-. More at walk, well, wallow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wallet(noun)

    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

  2. Wallet(noun)

    a pocketbook for keeping money about the person

  3. Wallet(noun)

    anything protuberant and swagging

  4. Origin: [OE. walet, probably the same word as OE. watel a bag. See Wattle.]


  1. Wallet

    A wallet, or billfold, is a small, flat case that is used to carry personal items such as cash, credit cards, identification documents, photographs, gift cards, business cards and other paper or laminated cards. Wallets are generally made of leather or fabrics, and they are usually pocket-sized but not always foldable.

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