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menfolk

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noun plural men·folk \ˈmen-ˌfōk\

Simple Definition of menfolk

  • : the men of a family, town, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of menfolk

  1. 1 :  men in general

  2. 2 :  the men of a family or community

1749

First Known Use of menfolk

1749

Variants of menfolk

or menfolks play \-ˌfōks\

MENFOLK Defined for Kids

menfolk

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noun plural men·folk \ˈmen-ˌfōk\

Definition of menfolk for Students

  1. :  the men of a family or community



Variants of menfolk

or menfolks \-ˌfōks\

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