I. noun also folky (plural folkies) Date: 1965 a folk singer or instrumentalist II. adjective or folky Date: 1965 of or relating to folk music

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  • folkie — (n.) devotee of (modern) FOLK MUSIC (Cf. folk music), attested by 1966, with IE (Cf. ie) …   Etymology dictionary

  • folkie — [fōk′ē] n. Informal a performer or devotee of folk music or folk songs …   English World dictionary

  • folkie — I. noun also folky ˈfōkē, ki (plural folkies) Etymology: folk (II) + ie 1. : a folk singer or musician a quiet voiced English folkie Stephen Hol …   Useful english dictionary

  • folkie — /foh kee/, n., adj., folkier, folkiest. Informal. n. 1. See folk singer. adj. 2. of or pertaining to folk singers or folk music. Also, folky. [1960 65; FOLK (SINGER) + IE] * * * …   Universalium

  • folkie — 1. noun a folk singer, or an enthusiast of folk music 2. adjective of, or relating to folk music …   Wiktionary

  • Folkie — 1. person into folk music scene; 2. one who likes folk music …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • folkie — Australian Slang 1. person into folk music scene; 2. one who likes folk music …   English dialects glossary

  • folkie — noun informal a singer, player, or fan of folk music …   English new terms dictionary

  • folkie — folk·ie …   English syllables

  • folkie — folk•ie [[t]ˈfoʊ ki[/t]] n. Informal. cvb inf mad folk singer • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

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