collapsible

or col·laps·a·ble

[ kuh-lap-suh-buhl ]
/ kəˈlæp sə bəl /

adjective

capable of collapsing or of being collapsed, as for carrying or storing.

noun

something that is collapsible: The auditorium chairs are collapsibles that store easily.

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Origin of collapsible

First recorded in 1835–45; collapse + -ible

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