HyperDic: popular_music

English > 1 sense of the expression popular music:
NOUNcommunicationpopular music, popular music genreany genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
English > popular music: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningAny genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time).
Synonympopular music genre
Narrowerdance music, danceroom music, ballroom musicA genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing
disco, disco musicPopular dance music (especially in the late 1970s)
folk music, ethnic music, folkThe traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
jazzA genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
macumbapopular dance music of Brazil
pop music, popmusic of general appeal to teenagers
rap, rap music, hip-hopgenre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment
reggaepopular music originating in the West Indies
rhythm and blues, R and BA combination of blues and jazz that was developed in the United States by Black musicians
rock 'n' roll, rock'n'roll, rock-and-roll, rock and roll, rock, rock musicA genre of popular music originating in the 1950s
rockabillyA fusion of black music and country music that was popular in the 1950s
skiffleA style of popular music in the 1950s
Broadermusic genre, musical genre, genre, musical styleAn expressive style of music
Spanishmúsica popular
Catalanmúsica popular

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