wallet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “wallet” in the English Dictionary

"wallet" in British English

See all translations

walletnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɒl.ɪt/ us   /ˈwɑː.lɪt/
A2 US also billfold a small folding case for carrying paper money, credit cards and other flat objects, that can be carried in a pocket and is used especially by men: He pulled out a big, fat wallet stuffed with bank notes.
US UK purse a small container for carrying coins, paper money, and credit cards, used especially by women
a flat, folding bag that is used for holding documents, for example passports

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

(Definition of wallet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wallet" in American English

See all translations

walletnoun [C]

us   /ˈwɑl·ɪt, ˈwɔ·lɪt/
a small, folding case for paper money, credit cards (= plastic cards you use to buy things), other cards that you want to carry with you, and sometimes coins: a leather wallet
(Definition of wallet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wallet" in Business English

See all translations

walletnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɒlɪt/ us  
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.
(Definition of wallet from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of wallet?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

biodegrade

to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More