Definition of popular. Meaning of popular. Synonyms of popular
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Definition of popular
PopularPopular Pop"u*lar, a. [L. popularis, fr. populus people: cf.
F. populaire. See People.]
1. Of or pertaining to the common people, or to the whole
body of the people, as distinguished from a select
portion; as, the popular voice; popular elections.
``Popular states.' --Bacon. ``So the popular vote
The men commonly held in popular estimation are
greatest at a distance. --J. H.
2. Suitable to common people; easy to be comprehended; not
abstruse; familiar; plain.
Homilies are plain popular instructions. --Hooker.
3. Adapted to the means of the common people; possessed or
obtainable by the many; hence, cheap; common; ordinary;
inferior; as, popular prices; popular amusements.
The smallest figs, called popular figs, . . . are,
of all others, the basest and of least account.
4. Beloved or approved by the people; pleasing to people in
general, or to many people; as, a popular preacher; a
popular law; a popular administration.
5. Devoted to the common people; studious of the favor of the
Such popular humanity is treason. --Addison.
6. Prevailing among the people; epidemic; as, a popular
disease. [Obs.] --Johnson.
Popular action (Law), an action in which any person may sue
for penalty imposed by statute. --Blackstone.
Meaning of popular from wikipedia
to: an adjective referring
to any people
or population social status
, the quality
well-liked or well-known
- popular music belongs
to any of a number
of musical genre
s 'having wide appeal
and is typically distributed
to large audiences through
- pop music
(a term that originally derives
from an abbreviation
of 'popular') is a genre
of popular music which originated
in its modern
- popular culture
is the entirety
of idea s, perspectives
, meme s image
s, and other phenomena
that are within
science, sometimes called literature
of science, is interpretation
of science intended
for a general
audience. popular science
is an american teenage
comedy-drama on the wb television network
in the united
by ryan murphy
and gina matthews
- the worked lowering
(relegation) of a popular
in the eyes of the fans. it is the act of a promoter
or booker causing
scope, it includes
all the genres
of 'popular music' within south
korea, overseas, in a narrow sense
the term is more
pop (also classic
pop or pop standards) music consists
american) popular music
- a bestseller
is a book that is identified
as extremely popular
by its inclusion
or frequently borrowed