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One entry found for popular.
Entry Word: popular
Function: adjective
Text: 1 enjoying widespread favor or approval <bell-bottom jeans were popular in the seventies>
Synonyms fashionable, hot, in, modish, popularized, vogue
Related Words favorite, preferred; desirable, liked, wanted; celebrated, famed, famous, noted, notorious, prominent, renowned, well-known; fabled, fabulous, legendary; leading, notable, outstanding, remarkable; important, significant
Near Antonyms washed-up; despised, detested, disliked, hated, rejected; insignificant, unimportant; indistinguished, unexceptional; anonymous, nameless, obscure, unknown; inconspicuous
Antonyms out, unpopular
2 accepted, used, or practiced by most people <the popular custom of exchanging greeting cards during the holiday season> -- see CURRENT 1
3 held by or applicable to a majority of the people <popular opinion on that issue has changed over the years> -- see GENERAL 3
4 of, relating to, or favoring political democracy <a truly popular revolution, not one that replaced one dictatorship with another> -- see DEMOCRATIC