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folk

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of folk

  1. 1 folks pl  a group of persons who come from the same ancestor her folks have farmed that land for five generations Synonyms of folk blood, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, lineage, people, race, stock, tribeWords Related to folk blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms of folk 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 of folk caste, estate, class, gentry, order, stratumWords Related to folk 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 of folk folks, humanity, humankind, public, species, worldWords Related to folk community, society; crowd, masses, mob, populace, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, riffraff



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