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fisherfolk Line breaks: fish¦er|folk
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪʃəfəʊk/

Definition of fisherfolk in English:

plural noun

People who catch fish for a living.
Example sentences
  • This is also true of innocent fisherfolk from both countries who regularly stray into each other's territorial waters and are detained for two, five, 10 years.
  • Next to the tourist sectors, the fisherfolk have been particularly badly hit.
  • And the fisherfolk always hope for a good catch.

Words that rhyme with fisherfolk

townsfolk • holmoak

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