- an envelope containing a paycheck or wages.
- Informal. wages or salary; paycheck.
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Examples from the Web for pay envelope
Here Caleb stopped, and began slitting the pay-envelope with a great thumb-nail shaped like a half-worn shoe-horn.Caleb West, Master Diver
F. Hopkinson Smith
I don't know whether they did so or not; but Don's epigrams and bon mots would adorn any pay-envelope anthology.Shandygaff
The money is universally diffused, in the sense that it is kept invested, and it passes into the pay-envelope week by week.Random Reminiscences of Men and Events
John D. Rockefeller