folky


noun, plural folk·ies, adjective, folk·i·er, folk·i·est.

  1. folkie.

noun

  1. folk singer.

adjective, folk·i·er, folk·i·est.

  1. of or relating to folk singers or folk music.

noun plural -ies

  1. a devotee of folk music
adj.

“characteristic of the common people,” 1914, from folk + -y (2). Old English had folcisc “popular, secular, common.”

n.

“devotee of (modern) folk music,” attested by 1966, with -ie.

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