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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A mode of thinking, feeling, or acting common to a people or to a social group.

Usage examples (8)
  • Backdating was evidently a Silicon Valley folkway.
  • Its main ambition was to liberate individuals from the arbitrary authority of place, family, and folkway, and to permit them a life of material success amid an economic...
  • The same is true of any folkway so long as it is not yet doubted.
  • And thence to the tangled thicket where the folkway cleaves it through, for more
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