foldaway

adjective
fold·​away | \ ˈfōld-ə-ˌwā How to pronounce foldaway (audio) \

Definition of foldaway

: designed to be folded for storage or portability foldaway doors a foldaway bed a foldaway table

Examples of foldaway in a Sentence

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First Known Use of foldaway

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Foldaway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foldaway. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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foldaway

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of foldaway

: designed to be folded for storage

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