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  1. designed to be folded out of the way when not in use: a foldaway bed.
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  1. an object, as a bed, that can be folded and stored away when not in use.
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Origin of foldaway

First recorded in 1955–60; fold1 + (hide)away
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Examples from the Web for foldaway

Historical Examples of foldaway

  • There were the two chairs and the two cots and the table, all of them foldaway.

    The Risk Profession

    Donald Edwin Westlake

British Dictionary definitions for foldaway


  1. (prenominal) (of a bed) able to be folded and put away when not in use
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