townsfolk
noun plural Date: 1682 townspeople

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Townsfolk — Towns folk , n. The people of a town; especially, the inhabitants of a city, in distinction from country people; townspeople. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • townsfolk — [tounz′fōk΄] pl.n. TOWNSPEOPLE …   English World dictionary

  • townsfolk — [[t]ta͟ʊnzfoʊk[/t]] N PLURAL The townsfolk of a town or city are the people who live there. [OLD FASHIONED] ...some of the prominent townsfolk of the 1860s. Syn: townspeople …   English dictionary

  • townsfolk — /townz fohk /, n. pl. townspeople. [1730 40; TOWN + S1 + FOLK] * * * …   Universalium

  • townsfolk — noun The people who live in a town, especially the lower and middle classes …   Wiktionary

  • townsfolk — towns|folk [ taunz,fouk ] noun plural the people who live in a town or city …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • townsfolk — towns·folk || taÊŠnzfəʊk n. residents of a town …   English contemporary dictionary

  • townsfolk — UK [ˈtaʊnzˌfəʊk] / US [ˈtaʊnzˌfoʊk] noun [plural] the people who live in a town or city …   English dictionary

  • townsfolk — /ˈtaʊnzfoʊk/ (say townzfohk) plural noun 1. townspeople. 2. people living or bred in towns or a town rather than the country …   Australian English dictionary

  • townsfolk — n. the inhabitants of a particular town or towns …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”