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Folks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. folksnoun

    your parents

    "he wrote to his folks every day"

  2. folk, folks, common peoplenoun

    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. folksnoun

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

    My folks visit us at Christmas.

  2. folksnoun

    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

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

  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

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

  3. Folks

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

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

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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

Examples of Folks in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Irving:

    It gave us the opportunity to remember our folks, praying for them, to recognize even though were not in the physical building, were worshipping together.

  2. Steve Bullock:

    I think that, with conviction, Mitch Landrieu have to say that this isn't what America stands for when that's the case, but I think it's also recognizing that it's not enough just to be against Mitch Landrieu. We've got to be talking about how a whole lot of folks aren't getting ahead. We've got to be talking about how it's a broken economy.

  3. Chief Deputy Rick Minerd:

    Its a reminder that these kinds of cases span across all professions, weve arrested clergymen, weve arrested cops, folks from the media weve arrested everybody. Its a reminder for the community how dangerous the Internet is and how we need to protect our children.

  4. Century Wilberforce Initiative Obama:

    When I hear political leaders suggesting that there would be a religious test for which a person who’s fleeing from a war-torn country is admitted, when some of those folks themselves come from families who benefited from protection when they were fleeing political persecution -- that’s shameful, that’s not American. That’s not who we are. We don’t have religious tests to our compassion.

  5. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani:

    There are a number of Iranians in the United States who are imprisoned, who went to prison as a result of activities related to the nuclear industry in Iran, once these sanctions have been lifted, why keep those folks in American prisons?

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