What does wallet mean?

Definitions for wallet
ˈwɒl ɪt, ˈwɔ lɪtwal·let

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wallet, billfold, notecase, pocketbooknoun

    a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money

Wiktionary

  1. walletnoun

    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.

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

  2. walletnoun

    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.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Walletnoun

    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

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

  2. Walletnoun

    a pocketbook for keeping money about the person

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

  3. Walletnoun

    anything protuberant and swagging

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

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wallet

    wol′et, n. a bag for carrying necessaries on a journey: a knapsack: a pocket-book: a bag for tools: (Shak.) anything protuberant. [M. E. walet, possibly from watel, a bag.]

Editors Contribution

  1. wallet

    A type of product.

    Some men love to use a wallet and they choose them to meet their need so there are a wide variety on the market in different colors, styles and shapes.

    Submitted by MaryC on July 30, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wallet in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wallet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of wallet in a Sentence

  1. Nicole Peng:

    Huawei opened a huge gap between itself and other vendors, its dominant position gives Huawei a lot of power to negotiate with the supply chain and to increase its wallet share within channel partners.

  2. Valerie Law:

    Grab aims to become a super app in Southeast Asia, so they can become the indispensable mobile wallet, they need to capture as much market share as possible as big payment giants such as Alipay and Tencent are already in the region. Banks are also not sitting still.

  3. Bill Whalen:

    He's certainly getting attention but it's costing him in the wallet.

  4. Chris Christie:

    She has made it very clear, she believes that she can make decisions for you better than you can make them for yourself, believe me, Hillary Clinton's coming for your wallet, everybody.

  5. Maxine Waters:

    I have serious concerns with Facebook's plans to create a digital currency and digital wallet, if Facebook's plan comes into fruition, the company and its partners will wield immense economic power that could destabilize currencies and governments.

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  • D.Send
    See : French GALETTE, from norman GALET (XIII), from arabic KALIT . Word brought back from crusades. (also means flat pebble or pancake).
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