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Definition of 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

The world's most famous and popular language is music.

We have to stand up for what we believe in, even when we might not be popular for it. Honesty starts with being ourselves, authentic and true to who we are and what we believe in, and that may not always be popular, but it will always let you follow your dreams and your heart.
Tabatha Coffey

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

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 was told I was fat in the modeling world, and a director on a shoot told me I needed to lose weight. The J-Lo booty wasn't popular then, and I wanted to be the perfect Hollywood girl - tall, blonde and skinny. I couldn't do the 'tall' because I was 5'2, and I couldn't do the skinny, either.
Coco Austin
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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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