foldout

noun, often attributive
fold·​out | \ ˈfōld-ˌau̇t How to pronounce foldout (audio) \

Definition of foldout

: 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.
Recent Examples on the Web Every weekday, not long after the sun rested on the foothills of the Carrizo Mountains, Evan would rise from his foldout bed in his grandmother’s home in T’iis Názbąs, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation. Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi, USA TODAY, 14 July 2021 Also, traditional paper foldout maps are easily located at the campus main entrance labeled as the D Entrance, along with information found at govst.edu/sculpture. Philip Potempa, chicagotribune.com, 16 Sep. 2021 Every weekday, not long after the sun rested on the foothills of the Carrizo Mountains, Evan would rise from his foldout bed in his grandmother’s home in T’iis Názbąs, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation. Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi, USA TODAY, 14 July 2021 Every weekday, not long after the sun rested on the foothills of the Carrizo Mountains, Evan would rise from his foldout bed in his grandmother’s home in T’iis Názbąs, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation. Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi, USA TODAY, 14 July 2021 Every weekday, not long after the sun rested on the foothills of the Carrizo Mountains, Evan would rise from his foldout bed in his grandmother’s home in T’iis Názbąs, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation. Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi, USA TODAY, 14 July 2021 Every weekday, not long after the sun rested on the foothills of the Carrizo Mountains, Evan would rise from his foldout bed in his grandmother’s home in T’iis Názbąs, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation. Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi, USA TODAY, 14 July 2021 Every weekday, not long after the sun rested on the foothills of the Carrizo Mountains, Evan would rise from his foldout bed in his grandmother’s home in T’iis Názbąs, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation. Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi, USA TODAY, 14 July 2021 Every weekday, not long after the sun rested on the foothills of the Carrizo Mountains, Evan would rise from his foldout bed in his grandmother’s home in T’iis Názbąs, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation. Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi, USA TODAY, 14 July 2021

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First Known Use of foldout

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Foldout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foldout. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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foldout

noun

English Language Learners Definition of foldout

: a large folded page in a book or magazine

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