[foh-kee] /ˈfoʊ ki/ Informal.

noun, plural folkies, adjective, folkier, folkiest.
[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

“characteristic of the common people,” 1914, from folk + -y (2). Old English had folcisc “popular, secular, common.”

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

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