Meaning of wristlet in English:



  • 1A band or bracelet worn on the wrist, typically as an ornament.

    • ‘Consequently, more elaborate beadwork, such necklaces, wristlets, anklets, aprons, vests, hats, and chest pieces, came to be associated with the status of a married man.’
    • ‘To Philip Glass's pulsating score for the film Mishima, the dancers, in slate-blue cut-offs and unitards, red wristlets, and a red circle drawn around one eye, shot through the light-infused landscape.’
    • ‘We bought the wristlets there, and pledged our best friendship forever.’
    • ‘Bid adieu to dainty wristlets when you're hitting the trails, swimming laps or squeezing in a set at the gym.’
    • ‘He had wristlets on his arms, but otherwise they were unprotected.’
    • ‘All wore a loose black robe from neck to ground, with only a jade-studded belt and wristlet for decoration.’
    1. 1.1A small, slim handbag with a short strap designed to be worn around the wrist.
      ‘this little wristlet is perfect if you don't want to lug a bulky bag around all night’
      • ‘I used to just rock a small wristlet instead of a purse in college because it was much easier to dance and run around with.’
      • ‘I retired my old wallet because my wristlet holds all of my credit cards, hair band, and my keys.’
      • ‘I would like to have a wristlet to grab when I use my diaper bag, so I don't have to carry my purse also.’
      • ‘I discovered the magic of wristlets when I realized toting around my purse was just not worth it.’
      • ‘Ever have one of those days when you aren't sure if you need a wallet or a wristlet?’
      • ‘She tucked her phone, driver's license, house keys, and some money into a wristlet and headed to David and Owen.’
      • ‘For her accessories, she chooses tiny silver hoop earrings and a thin silver bracelet, and she slips her money into a small wristlet.’
      • ‘The ‘Pochette’ wristlet is tiny enough to go anywhere but big enough to hold everything.’
      • ‘She grasped the coin and opened her wristlet, placing the money back inside.’
      • ‘The wristlet became popular again due to its convenient shape and hold-everything capacity.’