folk

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfəʊk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/foʊk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fōk)


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folk

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [common, town] folk
  2. are just everyday folk
  3. do not associate with that [type, kind] of folk
  4. what kind of folk will be [there, at the part]?
  5. now this is my kind of folk!
  6. the [town] folk are [friendly, hostile, cautious, hospitable]
  7. [friendly] town folk
  8. informal: my [wife's, husband's, partner's] folks
  9. informal: my folks won't let me [stay, go]
  10. informal: (going over to) my folks' [house, apartment, place]
n as adj
  1. listen to folk music
  2. [contemporary, American] folk music
  3. is in a folk band
  4. a folk art festival
  5. go to a folk [festival, concert]
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