OTHER WORDS FROM folksyfolk·si·ness, noun
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His father’s death is something Ted won’t quite look at, and his refusal to so much as think about what happened to him has made him the folksy charmer he is, at the expense of his own mental health.
The coach was imbued with emotional complexity and some Kansan kindness, plus a knack for pop culture references and folksy adages.
His wit, directness and folksy language were put on display as the Bush administration’s most spirited spokesman.Donald H. Rumsfeld, influential but controversial Bush defense secretary, dies at 88|Bradley Graham|June 30, 2021|Washington Post
He is very much a successor to former City Council President Sherri Lightner, who had a folksy protectionist approach to the job.
Oprah so enjoyed his folksy demeanor and words of wisdom that she invited him onto her show.
Jokes aside, the folksy, blunt-talking Republican had a real affinity and passion for the issue.The Anguish of Alan Simpson, Tragic Hero of Immigration Reform|Eleanor Clift|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He grew up in Montana and uses folksy phrases like “happy camper” and “total baloney.”David Lynch Discusses Transcendental Meditation in Los Angeles|Sean Macaulay|April 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He relayed a set of facts that make his party's case and demolish the other party's case, and he did it in a folksy way.
The vice presidential nominee used a folksy style and policy chops to make the case against the incumbent.Paul Ryan’s Wonky Assault on President Obama at the Republican Convention|Howard Kurtz|August 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He talked quite a little, and he seemed rather nice, I think—just frank and folksy, you know.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
Miss Carry is a lady worth talking about, and so is Miss Jenny—none of your turned up nose, poor white folksy sort.Alone|Marion Harland
She's pretty and I will give in that she's folksy and sociable with us natives; it's surprisin', considerin' her bringin' up.The Rise of Roscoe Paine|Joseph C. Lincoln
Seems a pretty silly job for grown-up men, but they're real pleasant and folksy.The Woman-Haters|Joseph C. Lincoln
She had on a blue wrapper, and her hair was pulled back smooth like little girls do when they want to look grown-folksy.Roads of Destiny|O. Henry