: pull-down
a drop-down menu
drop-down noun
or dropdown
plural drop-downs or dropdowns
… a simpler email experience free of buttons, drop-downs, toggles, … and heavy interfaces … Ellis Hamburger

Examples of drop-down in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Entertainment areas include a large outdoor cinema on the bridge deck and a Nemo cinema on the lower deck with a 150-inch drop-down TV and underwater viewing lounge. Bill Springer, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Select a reason for deactivating your account from the drop-down menu. The Arizona Republic, 18 Mar. 2024 Carpenter wore a sparkling black Tory Burch gown with elegant drop-down earrings. Ingrid Vasquez, Peoplemag, 13 Mar. 2024 Verify you’re the legal owner by selecting your name from the drop-down list. ◾ Click the profile icon and select Your Home from the menu option. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, 1 Mar. 2024 For movie nights, the usual big-screen TV was swapped for a more discreet projector and drop-down screen. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 29 Feb. 2024 At the rear, a lift-gate and drop-down tailgate provides campers with easy access to all within. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 17 Jan. 2024 Tap on Custom from the drop-down list to make your own choice. David Nield, Popular Science, 6 Dec. 2023 Select Alexa and Echo Devices from the drop-down menu and tap Submit Request. Use an iPhone or Mac? Fox News, 12 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1984, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of drop-down was in 1984

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“Drop-down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop-down. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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