gatefold

noun
gate·​fold | \ ˈgāt-ˌfōld How to pronounce gatefold (audio) \

Definition of gatefold

: foldout especially : one with a single fold that opens out like a gate

Examples of gatefold in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The formats are different, though: Blondie’s is a double 7-inch single in a gatefold package, and U2’s quartet of variations comes on a single 12″ disc. Chris Willman, Variety, 23 Apr. 2022 The formats are different, though: Blondie’s is a double 7-inch single in a gatefold package, and U2’s quartet of variations comes on a single 12″ disc. Chris Willman, Variety, 23 Apr. 2022 The deluxe edition features a gold foil gatefold LP jacket, black-and-gold smoke vinyl LP, an exclusive 5×7 print, and a four-page booklet. Grace Ann Natanawan, SPIN, 13 Apr. 2022 The formats are different, though: Blondie’s is a double 7-inch single in a gatefold package, and U2’s quartet of variations comes on a single 12″ disc. Chris Willman, Variety, 16 Feb. 2022 Artwork for the gatefold package was designed by original bass player by Stephen Linsley, and fresh liner notes and photographs are included. Chris Willman, Variety, 14 Sep. 2021 The 50th anniversary reissue was curated by McDaniels’ widow Karen McDaniels, who commissioned new artwork for the interior of the gatefold. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 27 May 2021 Readers guess the animal, and then open a gatefold to reveal the answer. Megan Gambino, Smithsonian Magazine, 7 Dec. 2020 In this large album, a clean-cut, long-haired warrior encounters the fierce Jubjub Bird and the Frumious Bandersnatch before facing — in a four-page gatefold — the impossibly immense, dragon-like Jabberwock. Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of gatefold

1946, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

17 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Gatefold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gatefold. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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