digital wallet

[dij-i-tl wol-it, waw-lit]


an electronic device, website, software system, or database that facilitates commercial transactions by storing a consumer's credit card, shipping address, and other payment data.

Nearby words

  1. digital tv,
  2. digital versatile disk,
  3. digital video,
  4. digital video recorder,
  5. digital videocassette,
  6. digital watch,
  7. digitalin,
  8. digitalis,
  9. digitalism,
  10. digitalization

Origin of digital wallet

First recorded in 2010–15

Also called e-wal·let [ee-wol-it, ‐waw-lit] /ˈiˌwɒl ɪt, ‐ˌwɔ lɪt/, electronic wallet, mobile wallet, virtual wallet. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for e-wallet



computer software in which digital cash may be stored for use in paying for transactions on the internet
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