folky

[ foh-kee ]
/ ˈfoʊ ki /
Informal.

noun, plural folk·ies, adjective, folk·i·er, folk·i·est.

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Origin of folky

First recorded in 1935–40; folk + -y2

Definition for folky (2 of 2)

folkie

or folk·y

[ foh-kee ]
/ ˈfoʊ ki /
Informal.

noun

adjective, folk·i·er, folk·i·est.

of or relating to folk singers or folk music.

Origin of folkie

1960–65; folk (singer1) + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for folky

folkie

folky

/ (ˈfəʊkɪ) /

noun plural -ies

a devotee of folk music
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