folkloric

[ fohk-lawr-ik, -lohr- ]
/ ˈfoʊkˌlɔr ɪk, -ˌloʊr- /

adjective

based on or resembling folklore: folkloric music.

Nearby words

  1. folketing,
  2. folkie,
  3. folkish,
  4. folklife,
  5. folklore,
  6. folklorico,
  7. folklorist,
  8. folkloristics,
  9. folkmoot,
  10. folknik

Origin of folkloric

First recorded in 1880–85; folklore + -ic

Related formsfolk·lor·i·cal·ly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for folkloric

folkloric

adj.

1883, from folklore + -ic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper