Definition of little folk in English:

little folk

noun

  • 1People of little wealth or status; the poor; ordinary or undistinguished people.

  • 2People of very small stature; dwarfs; (also, especially in earlier use) pygmies.

  • 3Children, boys and girls; = "little people".

  • 4In folklore: small beings with a human form; fairies, etc.

Usage

In singular and plural

Origin

Late 16th century. From little + folk. Compare little people.

Pronunciation

little folk

/ˈlɪtl ˌfəʊk/