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menfolk

[ men-fohk ]
/ ˈmɛnˌfoʊk /
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plural noun
men, especially those belonging to a family or community: The menfolk are all working in the fields.
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Also men·folks [men-fohks] /ˈmɛnˌfoʊks/ .

Origin of menfolk

First recorded in 1795–1805; men + folk
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How to use menfolk in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for menfolk

menfolk

sometimes US menfolks

/ (ˈmɛnˌfəʊk) /

pl n
men collectively, esp the men of a particular family
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