folks

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folks

1. slang People, when being considered or referenced in a vague or general way. A lot of folks in town frequent that diner, but I don't like the food there.
2. slang One's parents. I told my folks not to come to the matinee—I don't need them embarrassing me at every performance.
3. slang One's relatives. I need to get away from my folks, man. This family reunion can't end soon enough!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

(home) folks

Rur. one's family, especially one's parents. It sure is good to see the home folks again. Sally went to visit her folks.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

folks

n. one’s parents. (Always with the possessive.) I’ll have to ask my folks if I can go.
See also: folk
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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