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1. cracker-barrel, folksy, homespun

characteristic of country life

Example Sentences:
'cracker-barrel philosophy'
'folksy humor'
'the air of homespun country boys'

2. folksy

very informal and familiar

Example Sentences:
'a folksy radio commentator'
'a folksy style'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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adjective -sier or -siest
of or like ordinary people; sometimes used derogatorily to describe affected simplicity
2. informal, mainly US and Canadian
friendly; affable
of or relating to folk art

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adjectiveWord forms: ˈfolksier or ˈfolksiest
friendly or sociable in a simple, direct manner
sometimes used in a derogatory way of affected or exaggerated familiarity

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adj. folk·si·er, folk·si·est
1. Simple and unpretentious in behavior.
2. Characterized by informality and affability: a friendly, folksy town.
3. Modest; low-key: folksy humor; a folksy style that masked a keen business mind.

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