Definition of folky in English:

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folky

Pronunciation: /ˈfōkē/

adjective (folkier, folkiest)

Another term for folksy or folkish.
Example sentences
  • I've shifted from being all Gaelic to being a mixture of both, but in a folky way.
  • It starts off with a 1: 30-long track that's just handclaps and vocals, but doesn't sound particularly folky.
  • Although Copperspine is happy with this recent success, it's business as usual for them - they're sticking to their artist-centred, folky guns.

Derivatives

folkiness

Pronunciation: /-kēnis/
noun
Example sentences
  • Fundamentally this album reminds me of the raw, languid folkiness of Beth Orton.
  • Instead, he favours earnest folkiness, drawn from the less fashionable end of the late - 60s singer-songwriter boom.
  • Again, here's some much-needed folkiness that Molly can't seem to deliver: When I was growing up in Samson, Alabama, there wasn't much to do.

Words that rhyme with folky

chokey, croaky, folkie, hokey, hokey-cokey, hoki, jokey, karaoke, Loki, okey-dokey, Okie, pokey, poky, smoky, trochee

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: folk·y

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