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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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Security guard Roquita Cuarte found the wallet while the passengers were boarding the plane.
Since my wallet can't hold anything more than I need, I don't end up with a bunch of receipts long forgotten every month or so.
Since I like to pack light, I carry just a small bag and a tiny wallet.
Before this one, I had the Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Nappa mini wallet.
The name refers to the leather from which the wallet was made.
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Once you cut out what's not needed, a small wallet will make sure you never lose sight of what's important.
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reallocate those risks to the digital wallet provider.
payment from any particular digital wallet, a merchant is forced to open
pair of necessary interventions in the digital wallet marketplace.
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