Definition of folkways in English:


Line breaks: folk|ways
Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊkweɪz


  • The traditional behaviour or way of life of a particular community or group of people: a study of Cherokee folklore and folkways
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    • The dievturi look to ancient Latvian culture, particularly folk songs, for their beliefs and are credited for their efforts in maintaining old folkways.
    • A gradual transition to American life weakened immigrant folkways.
    • Hurston's ethnography of African American folklore and folkways was published in 1935.

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