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[rohl-uh-wey] /ˈroʊl əˌweɪ/
designed to be rolled out of the way or out of sight when not in use:
rollaway bed.
something, as an article of furniture, especially a bed, that is a rollaway:
a wide selection of cribs and rollaways.
Origin of rollaway
1935-40; adj. use of verb phrase roll away Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for rollaway
  • He can also spring for a cot or rollaway bed if they start kvetching about sharing a double bed.
  • Call the hotel to arrange for a family room or to rent a crib or rollaway bed.
  • Typical rooms are single or double, some with a rollaway bed already in-room.
  • The hotel has cribs for families and you can also add a rollaway bed.
  • Laundry service is available, and families may request a crib or rollaway bed for additional sleeping capacity.
  • Executive king rooms are somewhat larger and can accommodate a rollaway bed.
  • Family travelers can request a rollaway bed or crib form a nominal fee.
  • However, the parking brake used in combination with the forward self-mobility feature will prevent rollaway.
British Dictionary definitions for rollaway


(modifier) mounted on rollers so as to be easily moved, esp to be stored away after use
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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