Adrian Roselli notes that it might actually mean:
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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.
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