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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

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