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Synonyms for folk
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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 3 votes
folk, folks, common peoplenoun
people in general (often used in the plural)
"they're just country folk"; "folks around here drink moonshine"; "the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next"
common people, kinsfolk, tribe, sept, family line, kinfolk, folk music, phratry, ethnic music, folks, family
a social division of (usually preliterate) people
common people, kinfolk, kindred, family line, clan, kinsfolk, kin group, family, sept, folks, tribe, kinship group, folk music, federation of tribes, kin, phratry, ethnic music
family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratrynoun
people descended from a common ancestor
"his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
kinsperson, mob, crime syndicate, kinfolk, menage, family line, family unit, ethnic music, class, home, category, kinsfolk, family, folks, tribe, common people, household, fellowship, sept, folk music, kin, phratry, house, syndicate
folk music, ethnic music, folknoun
the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
common people, ethnic music, tribe, kinsfolk, folk music, kinfolk, sept, phratry, family line, folks, family
PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes
List of paraphrases for "folk":
folklore, popular, civil, people, populaires, populaire, traditional
What does FOLK stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the FOLK acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
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How to use folk in a sentence?
A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, "You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing."
And now that Mr. Garvey done woke me up, I’m gon stay woke. And I’m gon help him wake up other Black folk. encyclopedia.
I know that part of being in the spotlight is that people might invade your privacy and have opinions on it, but it's bizarre that normal folk are allowed to display such hate and opinions on a part of my life that I'm not putting out there, it's a strange side of fame that you're allowed to be torn apart by thousands of people even though you didn't put that piece of you out there.
The Mexican Church already was very concerned by expanding Protestantism and now it must contend with a folk saint venerated mostly by Mexicans who still consider themselves Catholic.
People can see that the brother and sister have fled, deserting those that served them, who are in jail, from cabinet ministers to ordinary folk.
Translations for folk
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- Volk, LeuteGerman
- populaire, peupleFrench
- folkWestern Frisian
- autoctono, gente, abitante, popolare, popoloItalian
- folk, populus, vivens, habitansLatin
- folk, befolkningNorwegian
- народ, народныйRussian
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