menfolk

or men·folks

[ men-fohk ]
/ ˈmɛnˌfoʊk /

plural noun

men, especially those belonging to a family or community: The menfolk are all working in the fields.

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Origin of menfolk

First recorded in 1795–1805; men + folk
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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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