(plural folk singers)
- Alternative spelling of folksinger, someone who sings folk music.
Variant of folk song
- a song made and handed down among the common people: folk songs are usually of anonymous authorship and often have many versions
- a song composed in the style of such a traditional song
Origin of folk songcalque of German volkslied, loan translated, translation (by Johann Gottfried von Herder, 1771) of eastern; English popular song
- folk singer