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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The methods of living, thinking, and acting in a human group, built up without conscious design but serving as compelling guides of conduct

Usage examples (30)
  • His knowledge of American idioms and folkways is perfect.
  • Perhaps "folkways" is not less unfamiliar, but its meaning is more obvious.
  • For definitions of "folkways" and "mores" see secs. 1, 2, 34, 39, 43, and 66.
  • I formed the word "folkways" on the analogy of words already in use in sociology. for more
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