[ US /ˈfoʊksi/ ]
[ UK /fˈə‍ʊksi/ ]
  1. belonging to the common people, especially in regard to speech patterns, attitudes, etc.
    folksy humor
  2. very informal and familiar
    a folksy style
    a folksy radio commentator
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How To Use folksy In A Sentence

  • The concluding Allegro has a rollicking, folksy character, complete with a drone-like accompaniment.
  • Each topic is covered in the same folksy style, with the minimum of ‘geek-speak’ and the text is often amusing in the extreme.
  • Her secret, it seems, has been a confluence of business savvy and a folksy but formidable disarming charm. Times, Sunday Times
  • The cold, clipped delivery and bizarre folksy expressions have also contributed to this.
  • Sometimes the songs have a folksy sway, cool melodic lines unfolding with squeezebox sounds, soft basslines and understated percussion around them; sometimes, they coolly shuffle like the bouncier songs of Madeleine Peyroux. Half Seas Over: Half Seas Over
  • His book adopts a folksy, conversational style, but doesn't really contain any new revelations.
  • folksy humor
  • Oh, yes, doncha all know that there are one set of rules for Socialist Community Organizers and another for folksy, lipstick-besmirched hawkey mawms? Think Progress » MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Mocks Sarah Palin By Writing ‘Cheat Sheet’ On Her Hand
  • Rumpled and flinty-looking, with a kind of rawhide, folksy sincerity, Russell epitomized the rugged and independent spirit of the West. Zane Grey, Romancing the West
  • Reaching out to the laymen in a folksy style, for him, art is for the sake of humanity.
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