Definition of folktale
: a characteristically anonymous, timeless, and placeless tale circulated orally among a people
Examples of folktale in a sentence
West African folktales that continue to be passed from generation to generation through storytelling.
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FOLKTALE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of folktale for English Language Learners
: a traditional story
FOLKTALE Defined for Kids
Definition of folktale for Students
: a story made up and handed down by the common people
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