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English adjective: popular

1. popular regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public


SamplesA popular tourist attraction.
A popular girl.
Cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular.


Similarbest-selling, fashionable, favorite, favourite, hot, touristed, touristy


Attributepopularity


Antonymsunpopular

2. popular carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large


SamplesThe popular vote.
Popular representation.
Institutions of popular government.


Similardemocratic


Antonymsundemocratic

3. popular representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large


SamplesDemocratic art forms.
A democratic or popular movement.
Popular thought.
Popular science.
Popular fiction.


Synonymsdemocratic


Similarcommon


Antonymsuncommon

4. popular (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)


Synonymspop


Similarnonclassical


Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production, music


Antonymsclassical, classic









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