[ fohld-uh-wey ]
/ ˈfoʊld əˌweɪ /


designed to be folded out of the way when not in use: a foldaway bed.


an object, as a bed, that can be folded and stored away when not in use.

Origin of foldaway

First recorded in 1955–60; fold1 + (hide)away Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for 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

/ (ˈfəʊldəˌweɪ) /


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