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Noun folk has 4 senses
- folk, common people - people in general; "they're just country folk"; "the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next"
--1 is a kind of people
--1 has members: plebeian, pleb
--1 has particulars:
- tribe, folk - a social division of (usually preliterate) people
--2 is a kind of social group
--2 has members: moiety
--2 has particulars: phyle
- family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry - people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
--3 is a kind of lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock
--3 has particulars: people; homefolk; house; dynasty; name, gens
- folk music, ethnic music, folk - the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
--4 is a kind of popular music, popular music genre
--4 has particulars: