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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

    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. Barack Obama:

    If what you are doing requires no sacrifice at all, then you can do more, if you are one of these folks who is watching cable news at your cocktail parties with your friends and you are saying' civilization is collapsing' and you are nervous and worried, but that is not where you are putting all your time, energy and money, then either you don't actually think civilization is collapsing... or you are not pushing yourself hard enough and I would push harder.

  2. Tim Scott:

    I think us waiting a month before we vote is a bad decision, i hope we are willing to take up the legislation and let's get on the record. And if it fails, it fails. Finding seven folks on the other side of the aisle who want to see this thing to move forward will be helpful.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I'm Presbyterian, boy, that's down the middle of the road folks, in all fairness. I mean, Seventh-day Adventist, I don't know about. I just don't know about.

  4. Joe Biden:

    Folks, this is not who we are.

  5. Domingo Guerra:

    Folks were asking how I was going to spend the money, what I was going to buy first.

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