Definition of foldaway in English:

foldaway

adjective

  • attributive Adapted or designed to be folded up for ease of storage or transport.

    ‘a foldaway table’
    • ‘And a much-needed foldaway kitchen area will also be installed at the back of the church to cater for events.’
    • ‘Like its 206 CC sibling, the 4.32 metre long 307 CC is equipped with a foldaway roof that automatically stores itself in the boot.’
    • ‘The windows feature preservative-treated wood to resist water and insect damage, corrosion-resistant hardware, and foldaway handles.’
    • ‘The rain gear, the walking gear, the perambulators, foldaway stools and the kids were packed in.’
    • ‘She even ripped off the foldaway table on the seat beside her.’
    • ‘The property had foldaway doors between all rooms which meant that the house could either be closed off or fully opened up.’
    • ‘My parents had a proper bed while I slept on a lumpy foldaway, which, to a child of nine seemed pretty cool.’
    • ‘There are seven seats with individual, swivelling chairs for the first two rows and a very comfortable foldaway bench at the very back.’
    • ‘Timber decking or a roll-out or foldaway floor mat can go some way to solving this.’
    • ‘Mayo in your Pocket is a foldaway, comprehensive double-sided A2 sheet, to pocket size information pack, containing not one but four maps.’
    • ‘He carries a foldaway pine stool, a well-thumbed copy of yesterday's Evening Standard and a small frying pan in a crumpled polythene bag.’
    • ‘The Cotswold Company sells a wall-mounted, foldaway ironing board for £99, which is full-size and pivots out from a neat wall-fixed unit.’
    • ‘The furniture consisted of just a bed, a foldaway table and a straight-backed kitchen chair.’
    • ‘Despite this massive foldaway equipment, pelicans are graceful fliers that soar together in flock formations.’
    • ‘A foldaway ladder gives access to storage space in the attic while the patio garden includes decking and a small lawn.’
    • ‘This also means the cargo area loses its foldaway seats and sits 100 mm higher.’
    • ‘Headrests in the three rear backrests fold away into the top of the seats for better visibility and there are foldaway tables in the backs of front seats.’

Pronunciation

foldaway

/ˈfəʊldəweɪ/