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Definition of "folky" []

  • Variant of folkie. (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 "folky" in a sentence
  • "Recently, he's been in New Orleans recording a new album —which he calls a "folky, Americana record, but more intricate"—and will be there repeatedly for the shooting of HBO's "Treme," in which he plays a music manager trawling for talent."
  • "He designs then makes bold, colorful art that can't really be catagorized, yet has been called folky, rustic, retro …"
  • "I am in my new local coffee shop I moved in January and some kind of folky folk folk music is playing."