folksy
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folksy [ˈfəʊksɪ]
adjective
1 (rustic) [+furniture] rústico; [+music] folklórico; [+clothes] de campesino
they sold folksy country furniture vendían muebles rústicos típicos del campo
The video is cheerful with folksy music ...her full and folksy long skirt. There is a genuinely folksy charm to many of the melodies
2 (affected) de una rusticidad fingida
...one of those pubs that are decorated with folksy beams, wagon wheels and horse brasses
3 (US) (affable) [+person, manner] campechano; [+speech, comment] de estilo campechano
His folksy replies struck a chord with voters ...his folksy aphorisms about how to run a company He was folksy and plain-spoken Mr Clinton is rather more complex than the folksy, schmoozy man that America thought it had elected ...an elderly, folksy postman He has a nice folksy style to him His folksy speeches still beguile the faithful
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