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folkish

[foh-kish] /ˈfoʊ kɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of or resembling the common people:
folkish crafts.
2.
resembling or based on folklore, folk music, or folk dances:
a violin concerto that is strongly folkish.
Also, folklike
[fohk-lahyk] /ˈfoʊkˌlaɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; folk + -ish1
Related forms
folkishness, noun
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  • On the wall of the folkish cave it retains a refracted light and life of its own.

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