[fohk-lawr-ik, -lohr-]


based on or resembling folklore: folkloric music.

Origin of folkloric

First recorded in 1880–85; folklore + -ic
Related formsfolk·lor·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for folkloric

Contemporary Examples of folkloric

  • Alone among American sports, arguably, baseball is both art and commerce, with a folkloric tradition approaching religion.

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    Joseph Finder

    April 21, 2011

Word Origin and History for folkloric

1883, from folklore + -ic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper