Packet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpækɪt|  American pronunciation of the word packet
Brit.  |ˈpækɪt|  British pronunciation of the word packet


- a collection of things wrapped or boxed together (syn: bundle, package, parcel)
- (computer science) a message or message fragment
- a small package or bundle
- a boat for carrying mail

Extra examples

I got two packets of broccoli seeds to plant this summer.

He puts two packets of sugar in his coffee.

Could you get me another packet of ketchup?

Your information packet includes a map and a schedule of all the events at the conference.

I received the packet of legal papers today.

It must have cost a packet.

Paul tore open the packet as soon as it arrived.

I opened the packet just to satisfy my curiosity.

He dived into his pocket and produced a packet of cigarettes.

I bet that car cost him a packet.

The symbol on the packet is a guarantee that the food has been produced organically.

Thaw frozen meat in its packet and then cook as soon as possible.

She had munched her way through a packet of biscuits.

I wrenched the packet from his grasp.

His success projected him onto Channel 4's comedy series 'Packet of Three.'

Word forms

singular: packet
plural: packets
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