noun, plural port·fo·li·os.
- portfolio employment,
- portfolio worker,
- porthole die,
Origin of portfolio
Examples from the Web for portfolio
And they resulted in the Fed sitting on a portfolio of bonds and other assets worth more than $4 trillion.
A portfolio of A-list celebrities means Brito has a great reputation.Feeding Diddy’s Art Addiction: How Maria Brito Buys Art for Celebrites|Justin Jones|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More tips poured in, and her portfolio of subjects continued to grow, reaching now nearly 50 in all.
If she runs for president, Clinton will have several questions to answer about her stewardship of the Iraq portfolio.Hillary Clinton Pushed Obama to Keep Troops in Iraq|Josh Rogin|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nobody envied the Secretary of Fine Arts, either his cabinet position or his portfolio.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fronds may be moved into a portfolio formed of sheets of stoutish paper.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Tintorett; and Filippo Bellin is the only master named in the fifth portfolio.
She had risen and was mechanically looking through some half-finished sketches in a portfolio.The Law Inevitable|Louis Couperus
She blushed fiery red, and turned the leaves of a portfolio of drawings.Beauchamp's Career, Complete|George Meredith
The portfolio of sketches grew steadily during the weeks that followed.Old Valentines|Munson Aldrich Havens
noun plural -os
Word Origin for portfolio
1722, porto folio; 1719 as port folio, from Italian portafoglio "a case for carrying loose papers," from porta, imperative of portare "to carry" (see port (n.1)) + foglio "sheet, leaf," from Latin folium (see folio). Meaning "official documents of a state department" is from 1835. A minister without portfolio is one not in charge of a particular department. Meaning "collection of securities held" is from 1930; portfolio investment is from 1955.