Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "folk-rock" []

  • A variety of popular music combining elements of rock 'n' roll and folk music. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "folk-rock" in a sentence
  • "The couple split up in 2010 and since Mulligan and I met US Weekly magazine has alleged that she is now engaged to Marcus Mumford, lead singer in English folk-rock band Mumford & Sons, following a six-month relationship."
  • "'The Unfazed Partisan continues Dolorean's tradition of very fine song-centric folk-rock albums."
  • "Last week Dan Schwartz and Tim Arnold, two-thirds of the emerging folk-rock trio Good Old War, were seated on the patio of an East Village bar here when a sudden storm struck the region."