wallet

  • 1 wallet — UK US /ˈwɒlɪt/ noun [C] ► a small case for carrying money, credit cards, and small personal documents: »Using video on your website will motivate potential buyers to get out their wallet. → See also DIGITAL WALLET(Cf. ↑digital wallet) …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Wallet — Wal let, n. [OE. walet, probably the same word as OE. watel a bag. See {Wattle}.] 1. 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Wallet PC —   [dt. »Brieftaschen PC«], Synonym für Handhelds, speziell PDAs unter Windows CE …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 4 Wallet — Le nom est surtout porté dans le Nord Pas de Calais et dans la Somme. Variante : Wallez. C est un diminutif de Walle, qui peut avoir deux sens : soit il désigne un Wallon, soit c est un nom de personne d origine germanique, Wallo (racine walah =… …

    Noms de famille

  • 5 wallet — (n.) late 14c., bag, knapsack, of uncertain origin, probably from Old French, perhaps from P.Gmc. *wal roll. Meaning flat case for carrying paper money is first recorded 1834, American English …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 wallet — ► NOUN 1) a pocket sized, flat, folding holder for money and plastic cards. 2) archaic a bag for holding provisions when travelling. ORIGIN probably from a Germanic word related to WELL(Cf. ↑well) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 wallet — [wô′lit, wä′lit] n. [ME walet < ?] 1. Archaic a knapsack ☆ 2. a flat pocketbook, as of leather, with compartments for paper money, cards, etc.; billfold …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Wallet — A trifold wallet with pockets for notes and cards, and a window to display an identification card A wallet, or billfold, is a small, flat case that is used to carry personal items such as cash, credit cards, identification documents (driver s… …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 wallet — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bulging, fat ▪ He pulled a €50 note out of his fat wallet. ▪ empty ▪ leather ▪ CD …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 Wallet —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Wallet est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Bernard Wallet (1946 ), éditeur français ; Jean Wallet (1930 ), organiste,… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 11 wallet — n. 1) a leather wallet 2) (misc.) his wallet was bulging with banknotes * * * [ wɒlɪt] (misc.) his wallet was bulging with banknotes a leather wallet …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 wallet — wal|let [ˈwɔlıt US ˈwa: ] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from an unrecorded Anglo French walet traveler s bag ] 1.) a small flat case, often made of leather, that you carry in your pocket, for holding paper money, bank cards etc American… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 wallet — noun Etymology: Middle English walet Date: 14th century 1. a bag for carrying miscellaneous articles while traveling 2. a. a folding pocketbook with compartments for personal papers and usually unfolded paper money; also billfold b. a container… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 wallet — noun a) 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 mans wallet. b) A thick …

    Wiktionary

  • 15 wallet — UK [ˈwɒlɪt] / US [ˈwɑlət] noun [countable] Word forms wallet : singular wallet plural wallets a small flat case that people keep money, bank cards, and small documents in and usually carry in their pocket or bag …

    English dictionary

  • 16 wallet — /ˈwɒlət / (say woluht) noun 1. a small, book like folding case for carrying papers, paper money, etc., in the pocket: *Still, he thought as he counted the money in his wallet, you probably have to make allowances for him – coming from where he… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 wallet — n. a college student’s father and financial source. □ My wallet won’t send me another penny this semester. □ Why don’t you tell your wallet you are starving? …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 18 wallet — [19] Etymologically, a wallet may be something ‘rolled’ up. The word originally denoted a ‘traveller’s pack’; its application to a ‘small flat case for money and papers’ arose in 19th century American English. It was probably borrowed from an… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 19 wallet — [[t]wɒ̱lɪt[/t]] wallets N COUNT: oft poss N A wallet is a small flat folded case, usually made of leather or plastic, in which you can keep banknotes and credit cards …

    English dictionary

  • 20 wallet — noun I ve got maybe two or three dollars in my wallet Syn: purse, change purse; billfold, pocketbook, fanny pack …

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