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Meaning of FOLKLORE

Pronunciation:  'fowk`lowr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the unwritten literature (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
 

FOLKLORE is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: folk tale, folktale, lore, traditional knowledge

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Folk"lore`\, n., or Folk lore \Folk" lore`\ .
Tales, legends, or superstitions long current among the
people. --Trench.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ancient wisdom, archetypal myth, archetypal pattern, charm, common law, custom, fairy lore, fairyism, folk motif, folktale, immemorial usage, legend, lore, Mishnah, myth, mythical lore, mythicism, mythology, mythos, popular belief, racial memory, spell, Spiritus Mundi, Sunna, superstition, superstitiousness, Talmud, tradition, traditionalism, traditionality
 

 

 

 

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