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Synonyms for folk
foʊk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. folk, folks, common people(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    common people, kinsfolk, tribe, sept, family line, kinfolk, folk music, phratry, ethnic music, folks, family

  2. tribe, folk(noun)

    a social division of (usually preliterate) people

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry(noun)

    people descended from a common ancestor

    "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. folk music, ethnic music, folk(noun)

    the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community

    Synonyms:
    common people, ethnic music, tribe, kinsfolk, folk music, kinfolk, sept, phratry, family line, folks, family

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    folklore, popular, civil, people, populaires, populaire, traditional

How to pronounce folk?

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How to say folk in sign language?

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How to use folk in a sentence?

  1. Bob Dylan:

    Leon Redbonecrossed went on to put out 16 more records. Leon Redbonecrossed career got a boost in the early 1970s when Bob Dylan met Bob Dylan at the Mariposa Folk Festival in Ontario, Canada, and praised Leon Redbonecrossed performance. Bob Dylan said that if Bob Dylan ever started a label, Bob Dylan would have signed Leon Redbonecrossed. Leon interests me, ive heard hes anywhere from 25 to 60, Ive been( a foot and a half from him) and I cant tell, but you got ta see him. He does old Jimmie Rodgers, then turns around and does a Robert Johnson.

  2. Rick Ector:

    One reason to carry a firearm is to protect yourself from the violent behavior of anti-gun folk.

  3. Jackson Browne:

    When I really started liking music was when I could play some of it myself, and after a couple of years of playing folk music, I kinda rediscovered those hits that were on the radio all the time when I was a kid.

  4. Andrew Chesnut:

    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.

  5. Ezra Levant:

    Khadr’s transformation from a racist, sexist, Jew-hating terrorist, into a celebrity and folk hero is the result of nearly 10 years of combined propaganda by leftist journalists and lawyers – with Khadr as the willing participant, they have managed to transform a pathological murderer into a ‘ victim, ’ providing Al Qaeda with a great PR victory.


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