Term used to describe a person who is or was generally fearless in their committed demonstrations of questioning what is often oppressive authority.
She was a workplace folk hero who had some impressive write-ups, righteous confrontations, refusals to obey absurd rules, a foul mouth at the perfect times, occasional meltdowns and a talent for ferreting out avoidant bosses; she also possessed a colorful selection of anti-workplace socks that many found supportive and hilarious.
by Dr Bunnygirl August 28, 2019
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Jungle folk heros are usually found in south america in the tropical and "jungle" regions, Usually wearing a tight purple outfit, riding a horse, and followed by a wolf. They fight evil and defend the three sacred skulls, using semi-automatic weapons forged in their jungle forges. Only one has been seen by modern day man. This event is seen in the movie "The Phantom."
by Android of vexon8 January 7, 2005
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A sarcastic way of referring to someone who seems to be doing a great thing for people but isn’t.

Also can refer to falsely famous.
He was considered a folk hero because he sold illegal drugs to his friends and classmates at a discount.
by Phoenixfalling September 23, 2019
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