- members of one's family; one's relatives: All his folks come from France.
- one's parents: Will your folks let you go?
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Many folks who have lived in the area for a long time are likely to recall prior storms that they weathered just fine, and figure they can survive whatever the next one brings as well.Hurricane Laura is the strongest storm to hit Louisiana in more than a century|Sara Chodosh|August 28, 2020|Popular Science
Now, the government agency says only folks displaying symptoms should seek a coronavirus test.The CDC’s new COVID-19 testing guidelines could make the pandemic worse|Sara Kiley Watson|August 27, 2020|Popular Science
I’m not sure many folks in Hollywood would be excited at that, so you might want to think twice about that.Full Transcript: Sean Spicer on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 26, 2020|Ozy
All those folks who sacrificed and overcame so much in their own times because they wanted something more, something better for their kids.
“It’s taken how extreme this disease is to highlight things that have always been challenges for some folks in our region,” Greene said.Coronavirus Hit Latinos Harder Thanks to a Perfect Storm of Disparities|Maya Srikrishnan|August 12, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Phonetic, made-up lyrics are another venerable tradition of folk music, and “pa-rum-pa-pa-pum” is iconic of the genre.
The folk memory of medieval community life had been wiped out by the industrial revolution.
At this point, he became Tom Sawyer, letting his musical compatriots—and the folk tradition—help paint his musical fence.
I moved to Washington in 1988 with the folk etymology of lobbyist firmly in mind.
And on the other are the folk, numbers unknown, who would pretty much say to Alexander, WTF are you talking about?
But look you here, my son; folk who acts hasty, as you've done, they often make other people anxious—often enough.Jim Davis|John Masefield
Some of our folk are almost out of their minds about it, and declare you to be either a brigand in disguise or a spy.Dead Souls|Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
But, if you don't mind, there are other folk I would like to see, too!The Romantic Lady|Michael Arlen
Say not, What have we to do with folk across the waters; have we not matter enough for thought in our own land?Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland|Olive Schreiner
"Yes, yes; we are Madersley folk," said the young man, now turning and speaking eagerly to Fortune.A Little Mother to the Others|L. T. Meade
British Dictionary definitions for folk
noun plural folk or folks
Derived forms of folkfolkish, adjectivefolkishness, noun
Word Origin for folk
Idioms and Phrases with folk
see just folks.