5 letter words starting with FOL

The following list contains 6 five letter words in English

5 letter words starting with FOL in English

5 letter words starting with FOLD

5 letter words starting with FOLE

5 letter words starting with FOLI

5 letter words starting with FOLK

5 letter words starting with FOLL

Common 5 letter words starting with FOL with meaning

Parts of Speech



1. (plural) people in general; members of a family or group

2. (singular) ones parents


US: /foʊks/

UK: /fəʊks/

Origin and Usage

The word "folks" originated from the Old English word "folc," which means "people." It has been used in English since the 16th century. Today, "folks" is commonly used as a casual term for people in general, and can also refer to members of a family or group. It is often used in informal settings, such as in conversation or in writing that aims to be approachable and friendly.


people, individuals, persons, populace, population

Related Words

group, family, crowd, party, tribe

Example Sentences
  • "Folks around here are friendly and welcoming."
  • "Her folks are coming to visit next week."
  • "These are the kind of folks we want to work with."

Part of Speech: Noun

Definition: Sound effects added in post-production to enhance the audio quality of a film, television show, or other media production.

Pronunciation (US): /ˈfoʊli/

Pronunciation (UK): /ˈfəʊli/

Origin and Usage: The term "foley" comes from Jack Foley, a sound editor who popularized the technique in the early days of film. Foley artists use various objects and materials to create sound effects that match the actions on screen. The term is commonly used in the film and television industry, but can also refer to sound effects used in other forms of media.

Synonyms: Sound effects, audio effects, post-production sound, sound design.

Related Words: Audio, sound, music, track, noise.

Example Sentences:

  • The foley artist added the sound of footsteps to the scene to make it more realistic.
  • The director was impressed by the foley work on the film and praised the sound team.
  • The foley effects in the horror movie were so realistic that they made the audience jump in their seats.