- something, as a chair or bed, that can be folded up and stored away when not in use.
- termination or closing: the foldup of the town's newspaper.
- a giving in; capitulation: a foldup of management under union pressure.
Origin of foldup
First recorded in 1890–95; noun use of verb phrase fold up
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