submenu

noun sub·menu \ ˈsəb-ˌmen-(ˌ)yü , -ˌmān- \
variants: or sub-menu
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of submenu

plural submenus or sub-menus
: a secondary menu (as in a computer application) : a list of choices that is part of another list of choices
  • On selecting one of these sections, students should then be presented with a submenu which lists specific options related to the selected topic.
  • —Paul F. Merrill et al.
  • The menu-driven format permits the user to funnel easily between the minor menus and the accompanying submenus.
  • —Jack J. Ford

First Known Use of submenu

1981


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