[ fohk-weyz ]
/ ˈfoʊkˌweɪz /
plural noun Sociology.
the ways of living, thinking, and acting in a human group, built up without conscious design but serving as compelling guides of conduct.
Words nearby folkways
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British Dictionary definitions for folkway
/ (ˈfəʊkˌweɪz) /
sociol traditional and customary ways of living
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