[ foh-kish ]
/ ˈfoʊ kɪʃ /


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

Origin of folkish

First recorded in 1935–40; folk + -ish1

Related forms

folk·ish·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019