noun. ['ˈfoʊkˌteɪl'] a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk.
- folk tale
- folk (English)
- tale (English)
- talen (Middle English (1100-1500))
Rhymes with Folktale
How do you pronounce folktale?
Pronounce folktale as ˈfoʊkˌteɪl.
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Sentences with folktale
1. Noun, singular or mass
This style is characteristic of a folktale and will help give the story the right tone.
An author can write a story in the style of a folktale by following its conventions.