adfolk

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ad +‎ folk

Noun[edit]

adfolk pl (plural only)

  1. people in the advertising industry
    • 2015 July 21, Belinda Archer, “Blame it on the grapevine: from the archive, 21 July 1997”, in The Guardian[1]:
      The Mamas and Papas hit is the latest in a string of old tracks which have been reissued by record companies, a trend which owes a lot to the consideration paid by adfolk to the choice of music for commercials.