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


US and Canadian a small folding case, usually of leather, for holding paper money, documents, etc. Also called (in Britain and other countries): wallet



1. a thin, flat, folding case for carrying paper money and other items.
[1890–95, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.billfold - a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper moneybillfold - a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
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[ˈbɪlfəʊld] N (US) → billetero m, cartera f


[ˈbɪlfəʊld] n (US)portefeuille mbilliard ball nboule f de billard


[ˈbɪlˌfəʊld] n (Am) → portafoglio


(bil) noun
1. an account of money owed for goods etc. an electricity bill.
2. (American) a banknote. a five-dollar bill.
3. a poster used for advertising.
to send an account (to someone). We'll bill you next month for your purchases.
ˈbillboard noun
a large board on which advertising posters are displayed. He stuck posters on the billboard.
ˈbillfold noun
(American) a wallet. a billfold full of dollars.
fill the bill
to be suitable; to be exactly what is required. We are looking for a new car and this will fill the bill.
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They're likely better at matching a price with the buyer's billfold.
I don't have any offshore account unless I accidentally went swimming with my billfold," he joked.
Secure laptops and smart phones as carefully as your billfold.
Now one of the blokes pulls out his billfold and hands his friend $50 and says that is me paying back the cash I borrowed from you last week.
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So much more than any billfold wrapped in rubber bands.
A siren calling for your devotion and the contents of your billfold.