- members of one's family; one's relatives: All his folks come from France.
- one's parents: Will your folks let you go?
Idioms about folk
Origin of folk
How to use folk in a sentence
In other words, the free speech exhibited by the folks at Charlie Hebdo was not virtuous—until there was a body count.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Instead, the Republicans should tie their push for infrastructure to getting folks off the couch and back to work.Bush, Christie, Romney: Who’ll Be the GOP Class Warrior?|Lloyd Green|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What tastes great to an American consumer may not be what folks in China or India would choose to eat or drink.The Science of Ingredient Innovation||December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All these folks were full of gripping stories about their time with Pryor, since he created much drama offstage as well as on.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Clearly, the least cool people are the most in-demand: the rich folks who power the Art Basel engine.Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary Art|Jay Michaelson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I've tried to teach lots of folks; an' sum learns quick, an' some don't never learn; it's jest 's 't strikes 'em.
I've seen more cloes on folks' backs hyar, thet wan't no more'n fit for carpet-rags, than any place ever I struck.
Thet's ther way they air raised; I allow white folks might take a lesson on 'em, in thet; 'n' in heaps uv other things tew.
He tolt me thar couldn't nobody git up thar whar they'd gone; no white folks, I mean.
They were simple country folks, who had been brought up in the old house at the foot of the hill.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
British Dictionary definitions for folk
Derived forms of folkfolkish, adjectivefolkishness, noun
Word Origin for folk
Other Idioms and Phrases with folk
see just folks.