synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of wallet in English

English Online Dictionary. What means wallet‎? What does wallet mean?

From Middle English walet (bag, knapsack), of uncertain origin. Possibly from an assumed Old Northern French *walet (roll; bag; knapsack), from Proto-Germanic *wal- (to roll). More at walk, well, wallow.

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈwɒlɪt/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈwɑlət/, /ˈwɔlət/
  • Rhymes: -ɒlɪt

wallet (plural wallets)

  1. (US, UK) A small case, often flat and often made of leather, for keeping money (especially paper money), credit cards, etc.
  2. (by extension, informal) A person's bank account or assets.
  3. (computing, finance) An e-wallet or digital wallet.
  4. A thick case or folder with plastic sleeves in which compact discs may be stored.
  5. (archaic) A bag or pouch.
  6. (slang) A person's buttocks (the area of the body nearest where one keeps one's wallet).
  • billfold
  • pocketbook
  • purse
  • scrip
  • Atwell, Etwall, all wet


  1. second-person plural subjunctive I of wallen

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