folk

Synonyms and related words:
Everyman, John Doe, Public, acknowledged, admitted, animal kingdom, blood, body politic, breed, brood, citizenry, clan, class, common man, commonwealth, community, community at large, constituency, conventional, cultural community, customary, deme, dwellers, established, estate, ethnic group, everybody, everyman, everyone, everywoman, family, fixed, folks, general public, gens, gentry, habitancy, hallowed, handed down, heroic, hoary, house, household, immemorial, inhabitants, inveterate, kind, kindred, legendary, line, lineage, linguistic community, long-established, long-standing, matriclan, men, menage, mythological, nation, nationality, of long standing, of the folk, oral, order, patriclan, people, people at large, people in general, persons, phratry, phyle, plant kingdom, polity, populace, population, prescriptive, public, race, received, recognized, rooted, sept, society, species, speech community, state, stem, stirps, stock, strain, time-honored, totem, traditional, tribe, tried and true, true-blue, understood, unwritten, venerable, whole people, world, worshipful, you and me

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Folk — (f[=o]k), Folks Folks (f[=o]ks), n. collect. & pl. [AS. folc; akin to D. volk, OS. & OHG. folk, G. volk, Icel. f[=o]lk, Sw. & Dan. folk, Lith. pulkas crowd, and perh. to E. follow.] 1. (Eng. Hist.) In Anglo Saxon times, the people of a group of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Folk — Volk redirects here. For other uses, see Volk (disambiguation). For other uses, see Folk (disambiguation). The English word Folk is derived from a Germanic noun, *fulka meaning people or army (i.e. a crowd as opposed to a people in a more… …   Wikipedia

  • folk — I. noun (plural folk or folks) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English folc; akin to Old High German folc people Date: before 12th century 1. archaic a group of kindred tribes forming a nation ; people 2. the great proportion of the members… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Folk music — Folk song redirects here. For other uses, see Folk song (disambiguation). Folk music Béla Bartók recording Slovak peasant singers in 1908 Traditions List of folk music traditions …   Wikipedia

  • Folk metal — Stylistic origins Heavy metal, folk music Cultural origins Early to mid 1990s across Europe Typical instruments Electric guitar Bass Drums Vocals Folk instruments or Keyboards …   Wikipedia

  • Folk psychology — (also known as common sense psychology, naïve psychology or vernacular psychology) is the set of assumptions, constructs, and convictions that makes up the everyday language in which people discuss human psychology. Folk psychology embraces… …   Wikipedia

  • Folk dance — is a term used to describe a large number of dances, mostly of European origin, that tend to share the following attributes:* originally danced in about the 19th century or earlier (or are, in any case, not copyrighted); * performance is… …   Wikipedia

  • Folk art — describes a wide range of objects that reflect the craft traditions and traditional social values of various social groups. Folk art is generally produced by people who have little or no academic artistic training, nor a desire to emulate fine… …   Wikipedia

  • Folk high school — Folk High Schools Folk high schools (Danish: Folkehøjskole; Finnish: kansanopisto and työväenopisto or kansalaisopisto; German: Volkshochschule and Heimvolkshochschule; Norwegian: Folkehøgskole; Swedish: Folkhögskola ) are institutions for adult… …   Wikipedia

  • Folk music publications — Folk Review was a monthly national magazine devoted mainly to British folk music with occasional articles on folklore. It was edited by Fred Woods and started in November 1971 as Folk Country , becoming Folk Review from March 1972. Folk Review… …   Wikipedia

  • Folk Christianity — is composed of Christian ideas and practices outside the approval or authority of a religious establishment mdash; Roman Catholic, Protestant, or other.These ideas may arrive when the religious themes of conquered, colonized, or converted people… …   Wikipedia


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