foldout

noun

fold·​out ˈfōld-ˌau̇t How to pronounce foldout (audio)
often attributive
: a folded leaf in a publication (such as a book) that is larger in some dimension than the page
a foldout map

Examples of foldout in a Sentence

The book includes special maps in the form of foldouts. The book includes foldout maps.
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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of foldout was in 1950

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“Foldout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foldout. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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