Definition of different strokes for different folks in English:

different strokes for different folks

phrase

proverb
  • Different things appeal to different people.

    • ‘It's not the way I like to handle these guys, but different strokes for different folks.’
    • ‘The above notwithstanding, it would seem that this is an obvious case of different strokes for different folks.’
    • ‘Then it hit me: it's just different strokes for different folks.’
    • ‘Well, who am I to judge… different strokes for different folks, I guess!’
    • ‘His wife is tattooed as a cat - different strokes for different folks.’
    • ‘So, generally, I put chocolate Easter eggs in the list of things that are different strokes for different folks.’
    • ‘That was my decision though, and for other people it might not be right, different strokes for different folks and all that.’
    • ‘Creative ambiguity, economy with the truth, or is it just a case of different strokes for different folks?’
    • ‘This colourful, vibrant, thriving city has different strokes for different folks.’
    • ‘There were different strokes for different folks.’