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1. popular

adjective. ['ˈpɑːpjəlɝ'] regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public.

Synonyms

  • favourite
  • touristed
  • favorite
  • best-selling
  • fashionable
  • touristy
  • popularity

Antonyms

  • unpopularity
  • far
  • nonviolent
  • uncharged

Etymology

  • popularis (Latin)
  • -aris (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Popular

  • cellular
  • nodular
  • particular
  • particular
  • regular
  • regular
  • similar
  • unicellular
  • unpopular
  • unspectacular

Example sentences of the word popular


1. Adjective
Because this place can be so popular, it can get very crowded.

Quotes containing the word popular


1. Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.
- Arnold H. Glasow

2. After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

3. I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.(Popular misquote of "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.")
- Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

2. popular

adjective. ['ˈpɑːpjəlɝ'] carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large.

Antonyms

  • slow

Etymology

  • popularis (Latin)
  • -aris (Latin)

3. popular

adjective. ['ˈpɑːpjəlɝ'] representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large.

Synonyms

  • common

Antonyms

  • unemotionality
  • passionless

Etymology

  • popularis (Latin)
  • -aris (Latin)

4. popular

adjective. ['ˈpɑːpjəlɝ'] (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people).

Synonyms

  • pop

Antonyms

  • cold
  • cool

Etymology

  • popularis (Latin)
  • -aris (Latin)
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