Folk means people in general, or a specific group of people.(noun)
An example of folk is saying that Amish people live a simple life; simple life of the Amish folk.
The definition of folk is someone or something associated with traditional or common culture.(adjective)
An example of folk is the music of Bob Dylan.
See folk in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE folc, akin to Ger volk < Gmc *fulca-, army, group of warriors < ?
See folk in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. folk folk or folks
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English folc; see pelə-1 in Indo-European roots.
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