Billfold vs Wallet - What's the difference?

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Wallet is a synonym of billfold.

Billfold is a synonym of wallet.


As nouns the difference between billfold and wallet

is that billfold is a small, folding sleeve or case designed to hold paper currency, as well as credit cards, pictures, etc while wallet is a small case, often flat and often made of leather, for keeping money (especially paper money), credit cards, etc.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

billfold

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A small, folding sleeve or case designed to hold paper currency, as well as credit cards, pictures, etc.
  • ''Bill had so many pictures of his family stuffed into his billfold that it barely fit into his pocket.

    Synonyms

    *(folding case for holding currency ) pocketbook, wallet

    wallet

    English

    (wikipedia wallet)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small case, often flat and often made of leather, for keeping money (especially paper money), credit cards, etc.
  • The thief stole all the money and credit cards out of the old man's wallet .
  • (by extension, slang) A person's bank account or assets.
  • It's unknown if the pro running back's recent sex scandal will hit him in the wallet or not.
  • A thick case or folder with plastic sleeves in which compact discs may be stored.
  • I won an auction online for a cheap CD wallet .
  • (archaic) A bag or pouch.
  • He brought with him a large wallet with some provisions for the road.

    Synonyms

    * billfold * pocketbook

    See also

    * purse

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