subfolder

noun
sub·​fold·​er | \ ˈsəb-ˌfōl-dər How to pronounce subfolder (audio) \
variants: or less commonly sub-folder
plural subfolders also sub-folders

Definition of subfolder

: 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, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About subfolder

Time Traveler for subfolder

Time Traveler

The first known use of subfolder was in 1975

See more words from the same year

Statistics for subfolder

Cite this Entry

“Subfolder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subfolder. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!