e-money

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

e- +‎ money

Noun[edit]

e-money (uncountable)

  1. The virtual money used in e-banking.
    • 1995, E-money (in Popular Science, volume 247, number 1, page 74)
      Once e-money is accepted as universally as greenbacks, don't be surprised if a disheveled man on the street steps up to you and says, "Brother, can you spare a little stored value?"
    • 2009, Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz, Fundamentals of Business Law: Excerpted Cases (page 412)
      Another form of e-money is the smart card.