• (America) IPA: /ˈfoʊɫdɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈfəʊldə/

folder (plural folders)

  1. An organizer that papers are kept in, usually with an index tab, to be stored as a single unit in a filing cabinet.
    I keep all my schoolwork in a yellow folder.
  2. (computing) A virtual container in a computer's file system, in which files and other folders may be stored. The files and subfolders in a folder are usually related.
    Synonyms: directory
    My essays are in the folder named "Essays".
  3. A machine or person that folds things.
  4. A folding knife.
Translations Translations Translations
  • French: plieur (person), plieuse (machine)
  • Portuguese: dobrador
  • Russian: фальцо́вщик
  • Spanish: doblador, dobladora

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