[foh-kee] /ˈfoʊ ki/ Informal.

adjective, folkier, folkiest.
of or relating to folk singers or folk music.
noun (pl) -ies
a devotee of folk music

“devotee of (modern) folk music,” attested by 1966, with -ie.

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