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folk

noun

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  1. 1 folks pl  a group of persons who come from the same ancestor <her folks have farmed that land for five generations> Synonyms blood, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, lineage, people, race, stock, tribeRelated Words blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms ancestry, birth, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree

  2. 2 one of the segments of society into which people are grouped <the working-class folk with no airs or pretentions> Synonyms caste, estate, class, gentry, order, stratumRelated Words bracket, echelon, grade, layer, level, tier; place, position, rank, standing, status; food chain, grouping, hierarchy, stratification; clan, family, fraternity, people, race, tribe; subcaste

  3. 3 folks pl  human beings in general <c'mon, folks, let's get to work> Synonyms folks, humanity, humankind, public, species, worldRelated Words community, society; crowd, masses, mob, populace, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, riffraff




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