digital wallet

[ dij-i-tl wol-it, waw-lit ]
/ ˈdɪdʒ ɪ tl ˈwɒl ɪt, ˈwɔ lɪt /


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.

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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