Definitions

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  • noun informal, dated A folk music enthusiast.

Etymologies

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folk +‎ -nik

Examples

  • They likewise had no truck with the leftist politics of ex-Weaver Pete Seeger and his folknik brethren; the Ramblers never held hands at civil-rights rallies, never sang protest songs.

    Better Than the Real Thing?

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