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folkish

[ foh-kish ]
/ ˈfoʊ kɪʃ /
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adjective

of or resembling the common people: folkish crafts.
resembling or based on folklore, folk music, or folk dances: a violin concerto that is strongly folkish.

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Also folk·like [fohk-lahyk]. /ˈfoʊkˌlaɪk/.

Origin of folkish

First recorded in 1935–40; folk + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM folkish

folk·ish·ness, noun
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