Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A folding pocket-sized case for carrying paper money, small personal documents, and sometimes change.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A small, thin, flat container, usually made of leather or imitation leather, having a pocket of a size just large enough to hold paper currency and folded over once to fit in the pocket of one's clothing; it is a type of wallet, but having fewer compartments than the typical wallet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A small, folding sleeve or case designed to hold paper currency, as well as credit cards, pictures, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money

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Examples

  • The prettiest thing is my new billfold, which is a gorgeous shade of bright green!

    mirrormirror

  • Bateman's own billfold stuffer proved comparatively inadequate—merely "bone" in hue with a "Silian Rail" lettering.

    Leaving the Right Impression

  • He pulled a ten from his billfold and approached a homeless man who was seated with his back to the wall of a soup kitchen.

    Actor-Activist

  • It was a busy Thursday night, and after serving what to her appeared to be a trustworthy family of four, she cheerfully left the billfold and check for them to pay when they were ready.

    Beverley Golden: A Little Gratitude for Servers, Please and Thank You

  • He approached a kiosk, plucked a copy of the Times, and reached for his billfold.

    Actor-Activist

  • I'm confused ... can someone explain to me how a billfold can be 'picked' from a front, tight jean pocket?

    Secure Parking Lots

  • He confesses that he once found his billfold "in the cheese drawer of the refrigerator."

    Tug-of-War With Nature

  • He approached a kiosk, plucked a copy of the Times, and reached for his billfold.

    Actor-Activist

  • I have heard that wrapping the billfold with a heavy rubber band helps.

    Secure Parking Lots

  • He pulled a ten from his billfold and approached a homeless man who was seated with his back to the wall of a soup kitchen.

    Actor-Activist

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