Pronunciation: fōk
n. collect1.(Eng. Hist.) In Anglo-Saxon times, the people of a group of townships or villages; a community; a tribe.
The organization of each folk, as such, sprang mainly from war.
- J. R. Green.
2.People in general, or a separate class of people; - generally used in the plural form, and often with a qualifying adjective; as, the old folks; poor folks.
3.The persons of one's own family; as, our folks are all well.
Folk song
one of a class of songs long popular with the common people.
Folk speech
the speech of the common people, as distinguished from that of the educated class.
Noun1.folk - people in general; "they're just country folk"; "the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next"
Synonyms: common people
2.folk - a social division of (usually preliterate) people
Synonyms: tribe
3.folk - people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
4.folk - the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
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