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. Scott Harrison:

    I think so many charities have operated in shame and guilt: Let me make you feel as bad as possible about yourself so you’ll reach into your wallet and give. For us, it’s much more invitational. It’s a great opportunity not based in guilt or shame, no one is going to wear a T-shirt about an organization that makes you feel lousy about yourself. But we do wear T-shirts from Nike because Nike makes us feel great about ourselves. Nike believes that within us is greatness.

  2. Agus Santoso:

    There's no way people choose to carry millions of rupiah in cash in a bulging wallet to pay for high-end stuff.

  3. Arthur Caplan:

    It happens every day, you get what I call a' wallet biopsy.'.

  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. Fahim Saleh:

    Within the next couple of months we will start developing a wallet that would allow you to pay for rides, we want to be in all forms of transport. And also food, and services - a hairdresser delivered to your door, or a masseuse.

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