A categorised and hierarchially organised listing of Websites, generally maintained by a group of human 'surfers'. Yahoo! is an example of a searchable directory, since you can both browse and search the directory. See also Search Engine.
a human-compiled listing of websites on a broad range of topics, organized in a hierarchical manner
a large listing of categorized web sites - however the concept that should be understood with the Internet directories, is that they actually have editors that decide what goes into the directory