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adjective folksier, folksiest
1(manner) campechano(manner) sencillo(manner) de afectada sencillez derogatory
- The concluding Allegro has a rollicking, folksy character, complete with a drone-like accompaniment.
- The cold, clipped delivery and bizarre folksy expressions have also contributed to this.
- Only once did this production stumble - in a folksy, slightly messy character dance performed by the Royal Fathers and Mothers.
- The folksy image helped Immaculate hit $1 million in sales last year, up 82% over 2001.
- Kadár makes good use of music as well, combining cheerful waltzes and polkas with more folksy, rustic sounds of Slovak fiddle music.
- Many musical artists, in fact, are carrying on in the folksy, rootsy, revolutionary tradition of the 60s.
- In a folksy, conversational two-page letter dated Sept.15, Mr. Libby assured Ms. Miller that he had wanted her to testify about their conversations all along.
- While I thought they would aim more for a folksy sound, I was surprised by just how rockin’ many of the numbers are.
- Heyward said that Schieffer's folksy give-and-take with the network's correspondents offered a hint of what CBS would ultimately unveil.
- The cowpoke's folksy simile became ‘as high as an elephant's eye.’
- True to its homesy folksy style, The Rooster has made its online edition a nostalgic experience for me.
- Carnival of the Vanities is up again - in very folksy style this time.
- But don't be fooled by such folksy familiarity.
- The book is nicely laid out in a folksy, scrapbook style.
- Cook's Country has a breezy, folksy style with the look of something out of the 1950s.
- A common antebellum designation for the country, these United States survived in the 20th century in folksy idiomatic usage.
- While the Kashmiri mode is delicate, and somewhat pallid, the Jammu style is bolder, more folksy, with hard outlines and fantastic colouring.
- The Talmud governs nearly everything, yet never abandons its technical models drawn from everyday life, its almost folksy intricacy.
- When I assumed office, I had this mindset that I would not change [from my informal, folksy ways].
- Each topic is covered in the same folksy style, with the minimum of ‘geek-speak’ and the text is often amusing in the extreme.
- His book adopts a folksy, conversational style, but doesn't really contain any new revelations.
- Reaching out to the laymen in a folksy style, for him, art is for the sake of humanity.
- The readings of Springsteen songs tend to be as folksy and colloquial as the material itself.
- His style is rather folksy and personal, which also makes for easier reading.
- ‘I have a rustic and folksy voice, so the blend of folk and western music really works well,’ she stresses.
- His temper and recklessness in such key moments contrast vividly with the folksy image he projects on the campaign trail.
- The landslide victory put the peanut farmer on the political map and helped create the folksy image that eventually earned him the presidential nod.
- But for the majority of US voters he cultivated the image of a cheerful folksy crusader who believed in simple certainties and strong moral messages.
- Laskas writes in the first person and gives Elizabeth a simple, folksy voice in the tradition of oral story-telling.
- The town of Harrington is sort of an anti-Mayberry - it has a quaint small-town feel, but the townspeople lack the requisite folksy charm.
- I think we can all look forward to Mr. Dyotte's folksy, heartwarming, Norman-Rockwell-flavoured six-string stylings.
- They're a San Francisco folksy rock duo (guitar + drums) who can do more with just two instruments than most bands with 5 members.
- But these days, she's also ‘Mrs. Kate,’ a folksy singer/songwriter recording her seventh album.
- Giuffre is dark, loose-pitched and rather Charles Lloyd-like on tenor sax; fragile and whispery on flute; east - European folksy on clarinet.
- In 1989, Wendy's folksy founder Dave Thomas began a 13-year ad campaign that ended with his death in 2002.
2(outfit) de estilo campesino