subfolder

noun sub·fold·er \ ˈsəb-ˌfōl-dər \
variants: or less commonly sub-folder

Definition of subfolder

plural subfolders also sub-folders
: an organizational folder on a computer that is located within another folder
  • … employed a zealous manager … who maintained the computer's files in a meticulous network of folders and subfolders that neatly laid out the group's organizational structure and strategic concerns.
  • —Alan Cullison

First Known Use of subfolder

1975

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