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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. New Jersey:

    I've looked at objective folks who have analyzed what Hillary Clinton's plan is -- better than Bernie Sanders'.

  2. Brad Howard:

    I think that this is a good election year to be an outsider, folks just want someone new and strong and someone to shake things up.

  3. Donald Trump:

    If we got along with Russia and Russia went out with us and knocked the hell out of ISIS that is OK with me folks.

  4. Bruce Franks Jr.:

    They come in and they say, ‘Listen, we could lose a Senate seat.’ And they’re telling us that we can lose a senator that we never knew existed because this person hasn’t shown up in our community. This person hasn’t spoken to our needs, i’m going to vote for Claire, but Claire is going to have to bring her a-- to St. Louis. Period. She’s going to have to show up, and it’s not just about talking. You have made some folks upset and if there is a reason why you voted this way, then you need to effectively communicate that.

  5. Steve Bullock:

    Watching that last debate, folks seemed more concerned about scoring points or outdoing each other with wish-list economics than making sure Americans know we hear their voices and will help their lives.

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