Definitions for folk

Definitions for (noun) folk

Main entry: folk, folk music, ethnic music

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

Main entry: folk, folks, common people

Definition: people in general (often used in the plural)

Usage: 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

Main entry: family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept

Definition: people descended from a common ancestor

Usage: his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower

Main entry: tribe, folk

Definition: a social division of (usually preliterate) people

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