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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Singer who specializes in songs originating among the people of a country or area, passed by oral tradition from one singer or generation to the next; Also: Songs in this style

Usage examples (35)
  • But because she's a "folkie," her amazing guitar chops will have to remain another one of
  • It should challenge the 'folkie' stereotype of four old geezers in Aran Sweaters singing diddly dee.
  • Oo, now I feel like a pop-folkie for saying P, P & M.
  • Feist is frumpy, neo-folkie cool and can count with Elmo. for more
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