noun (used with a singular verb)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Words nearby folk linguistics
Example sentences from the Web for folk linguistics
Some will be avoiding New Year festivities entirely—and very sensible folk they are too.
The twang we hear as emblematic of white country music is actually the direct descendant of black folk music banjo.
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.
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.