folklore Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "folklore" - English Dictionary

See all translations

folklorenoun [U]

uk   /ˈfəʊk.lɔːr/  us   /ˈfoʊk.lɔːr/
the traditional stories and culture of a group of people: Her books are often based on folklore and fairy-tales. In Irish folklore, the leprechaun had a large piece of gold. Arguments between directors and stars are part of the folklore of Hollywood.
Translations of “folklore”
in Chinese (Traditional) 民間傳說, 民俗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 民间传说, 民俗…
(Definition of folklore from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of folklore?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “folklore” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More