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synonyms for folks

  • brood
  • clan
  • horde
  • household
  • kin
  • parents
  • people
  • relatives
  • tribe
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How to use folks in a sentence

I've tried to teach lots of folks; an' sum learns quick, an' some don't never learn; it's jest 's 't strikes 'em.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I've seen more cloes on folks' backs hyar, thet wan't no more'n fit for carpet-rags, than any place ever I struck.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Thet's ther way they air raised; I allow white folks might take a lesson on 'em, in thet; 'n' in heaps uv other things tew.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He tolt me thar couldn't nobody git up thar whar they'd gone; no white folks, I mean.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
They were simple country folks, who had been brought up in the old house at the foot of the hill.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
They mostly wore the placid expression of folks engaged in business affairs instead of the worried look of pleasure-seekers.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Old folks don't see with our eyes, or feel as we feel; they always forget when they were young themselves.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Pa says if your folks had so many children as he has and some of 'em got away he wouldn't offer no reward for 'em, he wouldn't.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
I would, too, but ma she hadn't nothing nice cooked up, and she was sort of scared offerin' city folks country victuals.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
She's done got a pow'ful quick tempah, my Miss Betty has, same's all my Somerset family had, bein' fust quality folks lak dey was.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
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WORDS RELATED TO FOLKS

  • association
  • band
  • bunch
  • club
  • coterie
  • crew
  • crowd
  • crush
  • faction
  • folks
  • gang
  • group
  • house
  • insiders
  • kinfolks
  • mob
  • moiety
  • organization
  • outfit
  • race
  • ring
  • sect
  • set
  • society
  • sodality
  • stock
  • tribe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.