Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Simple and unpretentious in behavior.
  • adjective Characterized by informality and affability.
  • adjective Modest; low-key.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective same as cracker-barrel.
  • adjective very informal and familiar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Characteristic of simple country life.
  • adjective Informal, affable and familiar.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective characteristic of country life
  • adjective very informal and familiar

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[folks, pl. of folk + –y.]

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