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Synonyms and Antonyms of folklore

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folklore

hypernym (folklore IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture (noun.cognition)
    knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote (noun.cognition)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (noun.communication)
    a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk (noun.communication)
     

domain member category (.... is a member category of folklore domain)

  • (noun.attribute)
    (folklore) the magical ability of a person to assume the characteristics of a wolf (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Scottish folklore) water spirit in the form of a horse that likes to drown its riders (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Irish folklore) a female spirit who wails to warn of impending death (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Middle Ages) the king of the fairies and husband of Titania in medieval folklore (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Middle Ages) the queen of the fairies in medieval folklore (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Persian folklore) a supernatural being descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until penance is done (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Jewish folklore) an artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means (noun.person)
     
hypernym part holonym domain member category lore traditional knowledge folk tale folktale lycanthropy ogre troll brownie dibbuk dybbuk

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