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folk

folk

 
pronunciation:
fok
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
inflections: folk, folks
definition 1: a group of people who come from the same country and share the same kind of life.
City folk are known for their busy lives.
similar words:
community
definition 2: people in general.
Folks in this town don't want things to change.
definition 3: a person's parents or whole family.
You'd better ask your folks if you can stay for dinner.The rest of her folks live in the north, so she doesn't see them often.
similar words:
family
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: coming from common people.
Plants are often used in folk medicine.
definition 2: having to do with the art forms of a people's traditions or culture.
They enjoyed an evening of folk music.
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