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lighten (one's) wallet

1. To spend a large amount of money. (When speaking of one's own actions.) My sister loves to shop. She's always out looking for new ways to lighten her wallet.
2. To take money from someone; to cause someone to spend a significant amount of money. (When speaking of someone or something acting on another person.) Sure, it's a nice hotel, but it will lighten your wallet faster than you can say "overpriced." I'm always wary of souvenir merchants in foreign cities, whose sole objective is to lighten travelers' wallets.
See also: lighten, wallet

wallet

n. a college student’s parents and financial source. My wallet won’t send me another penny this semester.
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Magua held out the wallet to the proffer of the other.
She got up and, almost crying, began to arrange her wallet.
Sergius did not reply, but only smiled meekly, placing his wallet under the bench on which he sat.
This done, he put the bottle in his wallet along with the food.
His feet were encased in a wretched pair of sabots, and a sort of wallet hung over his shoulder.
The factors that are driving the market growth include rising awareness regarding mobile wallets and their applications, growing smart phone penetration and escalating benefits of mobile wallets.
As per the RBI guidelines, there are three kinds of e- wallets -- closed, semi- closed and open.
Mobile wallets are especially relevant in emerging markets with large rural areas, and offers an efficient and secure alternative to onerous and risk-prone cash payments.
Especially relevant in emerging markets with large rural areas, mobile wallets provide an efficient and secure alternative to onerous and risk-prone cash payments.
With expanding smartphone userbase and rising awareness regarding the benefits of using mobile wallets in Eastern and Southern regions of the country, the country's mobile wallet market is forecast to witness robust growth during the forecast period.
With expanding smartphone user base and rising awareness regarding the benefits of using mobile wallets in Eastern and Southern regions of the country, the country's mobile wallet market is forecast to witness robust growth during the forecast period.
consumers use more smartphones and mobile devices, it would seem natural for them to ditch their physical wallets and make digital payments whenever and wherever they could.
Digital wallets are all the rage in the tech world, but according to a new Gallup study of over 17,000 adults, regular consumers are just lukewarm about them.
Digital services such as e-money accounts and digital wallets with linked debit and prepaid cards are emerging as popular alternatives to traditional banking.
With increase in the number of players, the business done through mobile wallets has been growing.