Definition of folder noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    folder

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈfəʊldə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfoʊldər//
     
    Email, Using a computer
     
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  1. 1a cardboard or plastic cover for holding loose papers, etc. There were two new buff folders on my desk.
  2. 2(in some computer systems) a way of organizing and storing computer files Wordfindercopy, data, delete, file, folder, icon, menu, open, password, print See related entries: Email, Using a computer
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: folder