folks folks  /ˈfoʊks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) your parents
  2. (n) people in general (often used in the plural)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like Im doing now, man, for more years than I know, Elvis told reporters in 1956.

News

  1. Police arrest alleged prostitute at old folks home

    FLORENCE, Italy, June 18 (UPI) -- Italian police said they've uncovered a woman who was allegedly turning tricks at an old folks home in Florence.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. MICHAEL C. MOORE | VIEWPOINT: Local theater folks give new meaning to 'long time, no see'

    MICHAEL C. MOORE | VIEWPOINT: Local theater folks give new meaning to ‘long time, no see’
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Kitsap Sun

  3. Roy’s Folks: Blue Heron babies

    In this Roy’s Folks, Roy Ackland introduces us to Blue Heron babies.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: FOX 8 WGHP

Quotes

  1. "I'm going to push back hard on this because I think that this is an idea that got into folks' heads and the media is running with it," Obama said on NBC television's "Today Show," referring to the criticism.
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Global Times

  2. "Now the other thing is my wife, Regina. She has been horribly hurt by my behaviour, and when something happens like that, if you hurt a person and it's your responsibility, you try to fix it," Letterman said. "Let me tell you folks, I've got...
    on Oct 6, 2009 By: David Letterman Source: Irish Examiner

  3. "I am not going to be railroaded out of this office by political opponents or folks that were never fans of mine in the first place," Sanford told reporters.
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Mark Sanford Source: CNN International

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