folk song

noun

Definition of folk song

  1. :  a traditional or composed song typically characterized by stanzaic form, refrain, and simplicity of melody

1843

First Known Use of folk song

1843


FOLK SONG Defined for English Language Learners

folk song

noun

Definition of folk song for English Language Learners

  • : a song created by the people of a country or region : a song sung in folk music


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