adjective (folksier, folksiest)
- 1Having the characteristics of traditional culture and customs, especially in a contrived or artificial way: the shop’s folksy, small-town imageMore example sentences
- The concluding Allegro has a rollicking, folksy character, complete with a drone-like accompaniment.
- The cold, clipped delivery and bizarre folksy expressions have also contributed to this.
- Only once did this production stumble - in a folksy, slightly messy character dance performed by the Royal Fathers and Mothers.
- 2Informal and unpretentious: his folksy, direct styleMore example sentences
- When I assumed office, I had this mindset that I would not change [from my informal, folksy ways].
- Each topic is covered in the same folksy style, with the minimum of ‘geek-speak’ and the text is often amusing in the extreme.
- His book adopts a folksy, conversational style, but doesn't really contain any new revelations.
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- The folksiness, the simpleness, simply repels them.
- He is an actor who has it all: down-home folksiness and art-house weight, megaplex sex appeal and a deep sense of complex characters.
- Again, I'm gonna have to provide the folksiness here, so here goes.
More definitions of folksyDefinition of folksy in:
- The US English dictionary