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Company name, from pay +‎ pal.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A US company that operates a worldwide online payment system.
    • 2003, "Weird Al" Yankovic, eBay (song)
      Got PayPal or Visa, whatever'll please ya
      As long as I've got the dough.
    • 2014, Caitlin Gibson, “YouTube viewers transfixed by the whispering woman”, in The Baltimore Sun:
      It's still a business, particularly for ASMRtists who hold to a strict programming schedule, solicit PayPal donations or offer one-on-one Skype sessions for a fee.

Derived terms[edit]


PayPal (third-person singular simple present PayPals, present participle PayPaling or PayPalling, simple past and past participle PayPaled or PayPalled)

  1. (transitive) To transfer (money) to someone via the PayPal system.
    He PayPalled $150 to my account, which was only half of what we had agreed.
  2. (transitive) To transfer money to (someone) via the PayPal system.
    Can you PayPal me the fee?