- N-PLURAL: oft poss N(The spellings kinfolk, and sometimes in American English kinfolks are also used.)Your kinsfolk or kinfolk are the people who are related to you. [LITERARY]
Poor Emily. Her kinsfolk should come to her...
I sent my other son to the country to stay with kinfolk.Syn:family, relations
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Kinsfolk — Kins folk , n. Relatives; kindred; kin; kinfolk; persons of the same family or closely related families. [1913 Webster] They sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance. Luke ii. 44. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
kinsfolk — index blood, kindred Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
kinsfolk — (also kinfolk) ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ (in anthropological or formal use) a person s blood relations, regarded collectively … English terms dictionary
kinsfolk — [kinz′fōk΄] pl.n. [< KIN + FOLK, after KINSMAN] former form of KINFOLK … English World dictionary
kinsfolk — noun plural Date: 15th century relatives … New Collegiate Dictionary
kinsfolk — /kinz fohk /, n.pl. kinfolk. * * * … Universalium
kinsfolk — noun Alternative spelling of kinfolk … Wiktionary
kinsfolk — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun See kinfolk … English dictionary for students
kinsfolk — kins|folk [ˈkınzfəuk US fouk] n also kinfolk AmE [plural] old fashioned your family … Dictionary of contemporary English
kinsfolk — kins|folk [ kınz,fouk ] noun uncount AMERICAN family members … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English