Definition of "drop-down" [drop-down]

  • Of a computer menu, opening downward to reveal a list of possible options. (adjective)
  • A type of menu that, when selected, opens downward to reveal a list of possible options. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "drop-down" in a sentence
  • "Twitter also will offer filtering options, such as searching for tweets based on your location, and saved searches will appear in a more noticeable drop-down menu."
  • "For those who are wondering where they can locate the zoom feature, on Internet Explorer, it's located under the "Page" drop-down menu, to the right of the little "home page" and printer icons just above the viewable window where you view whatever Web site you're on."
  • "Notifications and common settings like Wi-Fi connections are handled discreetly and easily accessed via drop-down icons at the top of the screen."