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 This one drops a few places because there are no liner notes or gatefold for this double LP. Mike Oliver |, al, "Top compilation records from MVC. Or, what we call: Vinyl Random Play," 20 Oct. 2019 And the reissue sleeve, with band photo, in on the inside gatefold. Ed Masley, azcentral, "10 Record Store Day 2018 exclusives worth considering," 12 Apr. 2018 Jones can be seen in the gatefold of the LP standing in the lobby. Andrew Dansby, Houston Chronicle, "'Home Improvement' actor, Bob Dylan drummer Mickey Jones dies," 7 Feb. 2018 Sales may have been helped by its release on vinyl, as a gatefold double picture disc (list price: $40). Ben Sisario, New York Times, "Luke Bryan Is Latest Challenger to Hold Off Taylor Swift for No. 1," 18 Dec. 2017 Mann's Mental Illness was named best LP cover, while Cooper's Live From The Astroturf was best 45 single package and UNKLE's The Road, Part 1 was best gatefold. Gary Graff, Billboard, "Alice Cooper, Aimee Mann and UNKLE Win Big at Returning Alex Awards," 7 Nov. 2017 Nothing beats plopping down on a rug, opening an LP gatefold and poring over liner notes the old fashioned way, but shoot, time's have changed. Marc Schneider, Billboard, "Tidal Begins Adding Liner Notes to Albums and Songs," 3 Nov. 2017 Inside the album’s gatefold, fish-eye photos of the band were placed in Alice’s eyes. Marc Myers, WSJ, "The Story Behind Alice Cooper’s First Hit, ‘Eighteen’," 17 July 2017 Sony Music will also issue a physical version of the LP which contains a gatefold vinyl LP, digipak CD and a special limited-edition soundcarrier with a 32-page hardcover book featuring photos from the recording sessions. Lars Brandle, Billboard, "Stream Harry Styles' Debut Solo Album," 12 May 2017

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First Known Use of gatefold

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Gatefold.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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