What does wallet mean?

Definitions for wallet
ˈwɒl ɪt, ˈwɔ lɪtwal·let

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money

Wiktionary

  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.

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

  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.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Wallet(noun)

    a pocketbook for keeping money about the person

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

  3. Wallet(noun)

    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. Graham Buck:

    While high street banks continue to perform strongly, there are clear examples of other FX providers gaining market share, particularly in the Micro and SME segments, newer market entrants that differentiate their offerings by service quality or value for money can capitalise on any complacency from their more established competitors and gain ground across market, mind and wallet share.

  2. Phil Pomford:

    E-wallet consolidation at a regional and local level is highly likely as products mature and consumers migrate to those who offer the most services, one likely play would involve one of the big global and/or regional super apps consolidating services across South East Asia.

  3. Breanne Martinez:

    I feel it's my fault because I have a heart condition as well, and I passed it along to him. Martinez had $510 in case, along with her ID and insurance cards, in her wallet when it was stolen. She said she left it next to the checkout to put Mason in his car seat. I cried in the middle of WinCo because I'm just thinking of all the things I'm not going to be able to provide for my son this month.

  4. Eileen Heisman:

    You already have your wallet out, and you're already doing a financial transaction, it's an easy way to capture small amounts of money from lots of people. But not everybody likes it.

  5. Janet Bodnar:

    An emergency is needing a dress for the sorority dance, or picking up the check for everyone at the pizza place because nobody has any money, you think of plastic ... as a convenience. Kids think of it as a direct line to your wallet.

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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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