folky

[foh-kee]Informal.
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noun, plural folk·ies, adjective, folk·i·er, folk·i·est.


Nearby words

  1. folksonomy,
  2. folksy,
  3. folktale,
  4. folktronica,
  5. folkways,
  6. foll.,
  7. folliberin,
  8. follicle,
  9. follicle mite,
  10. follicle of the thyroid gland

Origin of folky

First recorded in 1935–40; folk + -y2

folkie

or folk·y

[foh-kee]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

noun plural -ies

a devotee of folk music
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