foldaway
adjective Date: 1948 designed to be folded for storage or portability <
foldaway doors
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a foldaway bed
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a foldaway table
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • foldaway — ☆ foldaway [fōld′ə wā΄ ] adj. that can be folded together for easy storage [a foldaway cot] …   English World dictionary

  • foldaway — fold•a•way [[t]ˈfoʊld əˌweɪ[/t]] adj. 1) designed to be folded out of the way when not in use: a foldaway bed[/ex] 2) cvb a foldaway item • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • foldaway — foldable foldable foldaway foldawayadj. Capable of being folded into a more compact form. Syn: folding(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foldaway — /fohld euh way /, adj. 1. designed to be folded out of the way when not in use: a foldaway bed. n. 2. an object, as a bed, that can be folded and stored away when not in use. [1955 60; FOLD1 + (HIDE)AWAY] * * * …   Universalium

  • foldaway — fold|a|way [ˈfəuldəweı US ˈfould ] adj [only before noun] a foldaway bed, table etc can be folded up so it uses less space →↑folding …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • foldaway — fold|a|way [ fouldə,weı ] adjective foldaway furniture can be folded into a smaller shape to make it easier to carry or store …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • foldaway — adjective (only before noun) a foldaway bed, table etc can be folded up so it uses less space …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • foldaway — UK [ˈfəʊldəˌweɪ] / US [ˈfoʊldəˌweɪ] adjective foldaway furniture can be folded into a smaller shape to make it easier to carry or store …   English dictionary

  • foldaway — /ˈfoʊldəweɪ/ (say fohlduhway) adjective designed to be folded away as a component of something else: a foldaway mattress in a sofa bed …   Australian English dictionary

  • foldaway — adjective That may be folded away when not in use …   Wiktionary

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