sub·​menu ˈsəb-ˌmen-(ˌ)yü How to pronounce submenu (audio)
variants or sub-menu
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

Word History

First Known Use

1981, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of submenu was in 1981

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Cite this Entry

“Submenu.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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