folk singer

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or folk sing·er  (fōk′sĭng′ər)
A singer of folk songs.

folk singing n.

folk singer

1. (Music, other) a person who sings folk songs or other songs in the folk idiom
folk singing n

folk′ sing`er

a singer of folk music.
folk′ sing`ing, n.
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Noun1.folk singer - a singer of folk songsfolk singer - a singer of folk songs    
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings

folk singer

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