What does kinfolk mean?

Definitions for kinfolkˈkɪnˌfoʊk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kinfolk.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry(noun)

    people descended from a common ancestor

    "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"


  1. kinfolk(Noun)

    Relatives, relations.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kinfolk in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kinfolk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marcel Proust:

    The opinions we hold of one another, our relations with friends and kinfolk are in no sense permanent, save in appearance, but are as eternally fluid as the sea itself.

  2. Pearl S. Buck:

    The lack of emotional security of our American young people is due, I believe, to their isolation from the larger family unit. No two people - no mere father and mother - as I have often said, are enough to provide emotional security for a child. He needs to feel himself one in a world of kinfolk, persons of variety in age and temperament, and yet allied to himself by an indissoluble bond which he cannot break if he could, for nature has welded him into it before he was born.

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