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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of, resembling, or characteristic of the traditional beliefs, myths, tales, and practices of a people, transmitted orally.

Usage examples (33)
  • Little, Big by John Crowley: a fantasy classic rich in folkloric wisdom
  • And why this project appealed to me was because Ray's music is really kind of folkloric, you know?
  • When the speech prompted outcry from the Vatican, Berlusconi dismissed Gaddafi's behaviour as merely "folkloric".
  • But what is harder to cope with is a situation in which this kind of folkloric, David-and-Goliath pattern is not really applicable. for more
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