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Princeton's WordNet

  1. folks(noun)

    your parents

    "he wrote to his folks every day"

  2. folk, folks, common people(noun)

    people in general (often used in the plural)

    "they're just country folk"; "folks around here drink moonshine"; "the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next"

Wiktionary

  1. folks(Noun)

    The members of one's household; especially one's parents and immediate family.

    My folks visit us at Christmas.

  2. folks(Noun)

    People in general; everybody or anybody.

    Lots of folks like to travel during the holidays.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Folks

    in Anglo-Saxon times, the people of a group of townships or villages; a community; a tribe

  2. Folks

    people in general, or a separate class of people; -- generally used in the plural form, and often with a qualifying adjective; as, the old folks; poor folks

  3. Folks

    the persons of one's own family; as, our folks are all well

  4. Origin: [AS. folc; akin to D. volk, OS. & OHG. folk, G. volk, Icel. flk, Sw. & Dan. folk, Lith. pulkas crowd, and perh. to E. follow.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of FOLKS in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of FOLKS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Russell Lowell:

    Folks never understand the folks they hate.

  2. Josh Billings:

    Some folks as they grow older grow wise, but most folks simply grow stubborner.

  3. Eleanor H. Porter:

    It's funny how dogs and cats know the inside of folks better than other folks do, isn't it

  4. Henry Fielding:

    Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.

  5. Wes Doss:

    We have folks from the U.K. and folks from New Zealand—and they’re thrilled because this is an activity this is often illegal or banned in their home country.

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