Folksy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfoʊksi|  American pronunciation of the word folksy
Brit.  |ˈfəʊksi|  British pronunciation of the word folksy

adjective

- belonging to the common people, especially in regard to speech patterns, attitudes, etc.

folksy humor

- very informal and familiar

a folksy radio commentator
a folksy style

Examples

an entertainer with a folksy manner

...a folksy manner that gives television viewers the feeling that they're visiting with a friend for an hour...

The town had a certain folksy charm.

People enjoy his folksy, homespun manner.

Word forms

adjective
comparative: folksier
superlative: folksiest
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