[ fohld-out ]
/ ˈfoʊldˌaʊt /
a page larger than the trim size of a magazine or book, folded one or more times so as not to extend beyond the pages; gatefold.
that must be unfolded to be used, read, viewed, etc.: a cabinet with a foldout table.
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Origin of foldout
First recorded in 1945–50; noun, adj. use of verb phrase fold out
Words nearby foldout
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Example sentences from the Web for foldout
He had brought home a sleek new camper with a kitchenette, polished wooden cabinets, and foldout beds.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After ordering a drink, I move in the same direction as most of the other patrons, toward a foldout table with an empty chair.
British Dictionary definitions for foldout
/ (ˈfəʊldˌaʊt) /
printing another name for gatefold
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