bi·​fold ˈbī-ˌfōld How to pronounce bifold (audio)
: designed to fold twice
bifold doors
a bifold wallet

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web For the gentleman who likes to carry a bit more or prefers a traditional bifold wallet design, there’s Typecase’s Stealth Mode Bifold AirTag Wallet. Mike Richard, Men's Health, 19 Aug. 2022 The designers combined the kitchen, dining area and living space and added bifold doors that open onto the pool deck. Monique Valeris, Good Housekeeping, 7 June 2022 Homicide Bureau said the suspects stole two silver chains, one with a sword pendant, and a black, bifold wallet. Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times, 13 Jan. 2022 Officials are still looking for the bifold black wallet and two silver chains taken from Arroyos. NBC News, 13 Jan. 2022 Inside, there are bifold French doors and once-stationary French doors made operable with cremone bolts. oregonlive, 15 Nov. 2021 During the inspection, Bull found a tapestry covering a bifold door., 31 Oct. 2021 Facades on glass buildings could open wider to the outdoors, said Angelica Trevino Baccon, a partner at SHoP Architects, like those her firm designed for Uber’s new headquarters in San Francisco, where large glass panels open like bifold doors. Tim Mckeough, New York Times, 12 May 2020 The slatted bifold doors filter the sunlight beautifully. New York Times, 6 May 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bifold was in 1848

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Cite this Entry

“Bifold.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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