Southern/hillbillie term for 'family.' Derived from kin (family) and folk (people, esp. common people).
"Kinfolk said, 'Jed move away from there.'" - The Ballad of Jed Clampett
by zaphodchak October 16, 2003
someone who you consider being a relative but really isn't
james is my kinfolk
by sean October 20, 2003
Word used in the same reference as "bro", or "whodie", to a person that you know. Mostly used in eastern Texas.
Whats up kin folk?
by Mike Jones March 25, 2003
hillbilly way to say family and or person related to you
That girl Emily is my kinfolk
by Anonymous October 20, 2003