Definitions for FOLKS
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word FOLKS
"he wrote to his folks every day"
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"
The members of one's household; especially one's parents and immediate family.
My folks visit us at Christmas.
People in general; everybody or anybody.
Lots of folks like to travel during the holidays.
in Anglo-Saxon times, the people of a group of townships or villages; a community; a tribe
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
the persons of one's own family; as, our folks are all well
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.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You ’ve got to feel bad for these folks.
Folks never understand the folks they hate.
These folks are not going leave on their own.
Most of our folks are in a state of readiness.
That really galvanized folks around the country.
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