Definition of folkish in English:

folkish

Line breaks: folk|ish
Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊkɪʃ
 
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adjective

1Characteristic of ordinary people or traditional culture: folkish humour
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  • I found two hero stones influenced by classical art, as good as any of the pediments in Halebid, while two others were folkish.
  • Only the Municipal Museum welcomes visitors with folkish displays of utensils and majolica.
  • Meanwhile, a powerful folkish strain could be enjoyed at the Barbican.
2Relating to or resembling folk music: the most conventionally folkish number on the album
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  • After a folkish debut record and a jazzy sophomore outing, Cullen has truly found her voice on her third album, Uneven Hill.
  • The trio hail from Montreal and a wonderfully quaint almost folkish tinge subtly permeates the album.
  • Within this sacred space, all aesthetic forms attain equal value: the ‘throw away ditty’ has in the end as much ‘integrity and gravity’ as the ‘beautiful folkish song.’

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