- members of one's family; one's relatives: All his folks come from France.
- one's parents: Will your folks let you go?
Idioms about folk
Origin of folk
Words nearby folk
How to use folk in a sentence
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
Some will be avoiding New Year festivities entirely—and very sensible folk they are too.The Refuseniks Hiding From ‘Happy New Year’|Lizzie Crocker|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The twang we hear as emblematic of white country music is actually the direct descendant of black folk music banjo.The Cultural Crimes of Iggy Azalea|Amy Zimmerman|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Phonetic, made-up lyrics are another venerable tradition of folk music, and “pa-rum-pa-pa-pum” is iconic of the genre.Yes, I Like Christmas Music. Stop Laughing.|Michael Tomasky|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The folk memory of medieval community life had been wiped out by the industrial revolution.How Dickens and Scrooge Saved Christmas|Clive Irving|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Weeks went by where all they recorded were cover versions of old folk songs and country hits.Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, and Others Crowdsource A Dylan Album|Malcolm Jones|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.
Most of the feathered folk agreed that Mr. Blackbird ought not to have spokenp.
Mademoiselle snatched it from the hand, which was very tiny, and pink, with dimples where grown up folk have knuckles.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Mr. Meadow Mouse did not hesitate to use it, being one of those fortunate folk that are quite at home anywhere.
British Dictionary definitions for folk
Derived forms of folkfolkish, adjectivefolkishness, noun
Word Origin for folk
Other Idioms and Phrases with folk
see just folks.