Definition of wire transfer in English:

wire transfer

noun

  • An order to transfer funds issued by means of a telegraphic (now also electronic) message.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From wire + transfer.

Pronunciation

wire transfer

/ˈwʌɪə ˌtrɑːnsfəː//ˈwʌɪə ˌtranzfəː//ˈwʌɪə ˌtransfə/