womenfolk

plural noun wom·en·folk \ ˈwi-mən-ˌfōk \
variants: or less commonly womenfolks play \ˈwi-mən-ˌfōks\

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First Known Use of womenfolk

1729


WOMENFOLK Defined for English Language Learners

womenfolk

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Definition of womenfolk for English Language Learners

  • : the women of a family or community


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womenfolk

noun plural wom·en·folk \ ˈwi-mən-ˌfōk \
variants: or womenfolks \-ˌfōks\

Definition of womenfolk for Students

:women especially of one family or group

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