HyperDic: popular

English > 4 senses of the word popular:
ADJECTIVEallpopularregarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
allpopularcarried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large
allpopular, democraticrepresenting or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large
allpopular, pop(of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)
popular > pronunciation
Soundspaa'pyahler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > popular: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningRegarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public.
Examples
  • "a popular tourist attraction"
  • "a popular girl"
  • "cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular"
Attribute ofpopularityThe quality of being widely admired or accepted or sought after
Narrowerbest-sellingselling in great numbers
fashionable, in fashionpatronized by
favorite, favouriteappealing to the general public
hotVery popular or successful
touristed, touristyVisited by throngs of tourists
OppositeunpopularRegarded with disfavor or lacking general approval
Spanishpopular
Catalanpopular
Nounspopularitythe quality of being widely admired or accepted or sought after
English > popular: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcarried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large.
Examples
  • "the popular vote"
  • "popular representation"
  • "institutions of popular government"
BroaderdemocraticCharacterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy / democracy or social equality
Spanishpopular
Catalanpopular
Adverbspopularlyamong the people
English > popular: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningrepresenting or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large.
Examples
  • "a democratic or popular movement"
  • "popular thought"
  • "popular science"
  • "popular fiction"
Synonymdemocratic
BroadercommonHaving no special distinction or quality
Spanishdemocrático
English > popular: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people).
Synonympop
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
musicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broadernonclassicalnot classical
Spanishpop
Catalanpop
Nounspopularitythe quality of being widely admired or accepted or sought after

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