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Definition of Popular

Popular

  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.
  2. Suitable to common people; easy to be comprehended; not abstruse; familiar; plain.
  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.
  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 populace.
  6. Prevailing among the people; epidemic; as, a popular disease.

Popular Quotations

Everything popular is wrong.
Oscar Wilde

The most daring thing is to be yourself and to do exactly what you want to do at that point in time and not to be worried with what other people are doing or what's popular.
Wiz Khalifa

Birds are the most popular group in the animal kingdom. We feed them and tame them and think we know them. And yet they inhabit a world which is really rather mysterious.
David Attenborough

We don't go into journalism to be popular. It is our job to seek the truth and put constant pressure on our leaders until we get answers.
Helen Thomas

I think cookies are sort of the unsung sweet, you know? They're incredibly popular. But everybody thinks of cakes and pies and fancier desserts before they think cookies. A plate of cookies is a great way to end dinner and really nice to share at the holidays.
Bobby Flay
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Popular Translations

popular in Dutch is populair, getapt, veelgeliefd
popular in French is populaire
popular in Italian is popolare, ben voluto
popular in Latin is celebrer
popular in Spanish is popular, bienquisto
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