kinfolk kinfolk

Definition(s):

  • (n) people descended from a common ancestor

Usage(s):

  1. Then there were friends who remembered Cunanan as charismatic, others who thought he was nuts and kinfolk who recalled the quiet boy who locked himself up with encyclopedias.
  2. Not since Tom and his daughter started talking to grand juries and FBI agents, angering kinfolk and reopening old wounds.
  3. With 20-odd Johnston kinfolk cheering from a front-row box, the Johnston colt got hopelessly out of step.

News

  • Two teens seriously hurt in Eldridge crash

    Troopers say teen driver lost control of car, hit a tree LACLEDE COUNTY, Mo. - Two teens are seriously hurt after a bad crash in Eldridge. Troopers say the teen driver lost control of the car and hit a tree. It happened early Thursday on Kinfolk Road.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KSPR Springfield

Quotes

  1. "Your aircraft and tanks are destroying houses over the heads of our kinfolk and children in Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, Chechnya, and Pakistan. Meanwhile, you smile in our faces, saying: We are not hostile to Islam; we are hostile to...
    on Apr 23, 2006 By: Osama bin Laden Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "It brought a lot of jobs to the area for my kinfolk and others to work," Parton said, adding that she is living a childhood dream. "I thank God every day."
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Dolly Parton Source: The Herald-Times (subscription)

  3. "I have a project comin' out of my label called Kinfolk, which is Ali from the St. Lunatics and Big Gipp from Goodie Mob," Nelly told MTV. "They did a collabo album together, and we're real excited."
    on Apr 10, 2006 By: Nelly Source: FMQB

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