pay envelope



an envelope containing a paycheck or wages.
Informal. wages or salary; paycheck. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of 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.


    Christopher Morley

  • The money is universally diffused, in the sense that it is kept invested, and it passes into the pay-envelope week by week.