AskDefine | Define folkway

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  1. A custom or belief common to members of a society or culture

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Folkways can refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

acculturation, action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectation, air, bearing, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, bon ton, carriage, civilization, complex, comportment, conduct, conformity, consuetude, convention, cultural drift, culture, culture area, culture center, culture complex, culture conflict, culture contact, culture pattern, culture trait, custom, demeanor, deportment, doing, doings, established way, ethos, etiquette, fashion, folkways, gestures, goings-on, guise, key trait, maintien, manner, manners, method, methodology, methods, mien, modus vivendi, mores, motions, movements, moves, observable behavior, observance, pattern, poise, port, pose, posture, practice, praxis, prescription, presence, procedure, proceeding, proper thing, ritual, social convention, social science, society, standard behavior, standard usage, standing custom, style, tactics, time-honored practice, tone, tradition, trait, trait-complex, usage, use, way, way of life, ways, what is done, wont, wonting
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