Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Designed to be folded up for easy storage: a foldaway bed.

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  • adj. That may be folded away when not in use.

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  • adj. capable of being folded up and stored

Etymologies

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fold +‎ away

Examples

  • It took 860 reports of ladders breaking and 28 injuries before Frontgate recalled foldaway ladders that had been on the market for five years.

    How many falls does it take to get a ladder recalled?

  • Maybe Tess can help me forget the 20 years I lived in the north-west, where my cultural highlights were collecting the rubber bands the postman left to make into a large, pointless ball, attaching strands of a Ski yoghurt pot to the back wheel of my emerald green foldaway bike so it made a "hddhdhdhdhd" sound as I rode it, and eating a pomegranate very slowly with a drawing pin.

    TV Greats: Our Favourites From The North – Grace Dent's TV OD

  • Reduce the screen size and make the stand a foldaway clip round the back, and you have a tablet.

    Apple Predictions

  • Computer renderings for one of three announced finalists -- Karsan, a Turkish company the other two are Ford and Nissan -- show extra foldaway seats and what Karsan is calling a "panoramic glass roof."

    Tony Hiss: The Taxi of Tomorrow

  • I do love these little foldaway keyboards, and highly recommend them for anyone looking for something similar!

    The first sentence I wrote today...

  • A group of soundmen from different stations had started a poker game on a foldaway card table.

    Alienated

  • He would wake up from the reclining seat's fake leather embrace, and she would be there, curled up as small as a loaf of bread, on the foldaway table beside him.

    from the far edge of a puddle

  • He worked for two straight days; when he tired, he crashed out on the apartment's foldaway bed for an hour or two, then got up and went back at it.

    One Hacker's Audacious Plan to Rule the Black Market in Stolen Credit Cards

  • I have to take off the foldaway legs to take the elevator to the room.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • But the foldaway metal stock was buckled and split.

    An Ordinary Soldier

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