[ fohk-see ]
/ ˈfoʊk si /
adjective, folk·si·er, folk·si·est.
friendly or neighborly; sociable.
very informal; familiar; unceremonious: The politician affected a folksy style.
belonging to the common people, especially in regard to a conscious use of mannerisms, speech patterns, attitudes, etc.: folksy humor.
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Depending on its style and brand, it can be a statement of status or a pronouncement of folksiness.
British Dictionary definitions for folksiness
/ (ˈfəʊksɪ) /
adjective -sier or -siest
of or like ordinary people; sometimes used derogatorily to describe affected simplicity
informal, mainly US and Canadian friendly; affable
of or relating to folk art
Derived forms of folksyfolksiness, noun
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