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folk devil

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Definición de folk devil en inglés:

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A person or thing held to be a bad influence on society: the strikers had been identified and pilloried as the new folk devils
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But this ‘conservative’ genre has consistently explored social mores, popular concerns and contemporary folk devils.
  • Its subject was the eponymous; the baseball capped, Burberry clad, gold jewellery bedecked folk devils that walk down every high street in Britain.
  • She says, ‘The goal of the moral panic is then to identify, restrain, and punish those folk devils.’

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