What does wallet mean?

Definitions for walletˈwɒl ɪt, ˈwɔ lɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wallet.

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.

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 container and product created and designed in various colors, length, width, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles used to hold coinage, notes, a variety of bank card size cards, some with space for a mobile phone and other items according to the design, suitable for a young boy or man.

    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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Frank Dane:

    The way to a woman's heart is through your wallet.

  2. Bill Whalen:

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

  3. Christine Lambrecht:

    After months of big talk and doing nothing, he is worried that he will have to open his wallet.

  4. Zhao Mengsha:

    You can make do without a wallet but can't [live] without your smartphone when you go out these days.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    Time hath a wallet at his back, wherein he puts. Alms for oblivion, a great-sized monster of ingratitudes.

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