Adrian Roselli notes that it might actually mean:
- An ARIA Listbox, Combobox, Menu, or Disclosure Widget
- An input with a
- An input with
- An accordion
- Flyout navigation
In my own usage, I tend to mean “A UI pattern where you click/tap a small thing and a big thing opens.” An
aria-expanded situation, like, say, the user avatar on CodePen that you click to expand user-specific actions and navigation. “Menu” feels right to me, although I’m not sure that’s much of an improvement.
I take the point. Dropdown doesn’t actually mean anything and that ambiguity may hurt conversation and understanding.