Help menu

noun

variants or less commonly help menu
plural Help menus also help menus
: a menu (see menu sense 1b(2)) that is a part of a computer application or system and that allows the user to access information about how to use the application or system
… you may find it more helpful to select the Help menu and enter an appropriate keyword or, failing there, visit the developer's support page.Christoher Breen
compare help screen

Word History

First Known Use

1979, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Help menu was in 1979

Dictionary Entries Near Help menu

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“Help menu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Help%20menu. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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