Popular

Popular may refer to:

  • An adjective referring to any people or population
  • Social status, the quality of being well-liked or well-known
  • Popularity, the quality of being well-liked
  • The mainstream, the quality of being common, well-received, in demand, widely understood
    • Popular culture, popular fiction, popular music. popular science
    • Informal usage or custom, as in Popular names, terminology or Nomenclature, as opposed to formal or scientific names, terminology, or nomenclature.
    • Frequently used or selected options, such as given names that are popular in the sense that they occur at high frequency in a population.
  • Populace, the total population of a certain place
    • Populism, a political philosophy seeking to use the instruments of the state to benefit the people as a whole
    • Populous, a 1989 computer game, the seminal god game; see also Populous (series)
  • Popular (TV series), a teenage dramedy on the WB
  • Popular Holdings, a Singapore-based educational book company
  • Popular, Inc., a Puerto Rican-based financial services company, also known as Banco Popular inc
  • The Popular Magazine an American literary magazine that ran for 612 issues from November 1903 to October 1931
  • The Popular (Department Store) was a local chain of department stores in El Paso, Texas that was established in 1902 and closed in 1995

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Famous quotes containing the word popular:

    The very nursery tales of this generation were the nursery tales of primeval races. They migrate from east to west, and again from west to east; now expanded into the “tale divine” of bards, now shrunk into a popular rhyme.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials, or none at all.
    Gerald W. Johnson (1890–1980)

    It is among the ranks of school-age children, those six- to twelve-year-olds who once avidly filled their free moments with childhood play, that the greatest change is evident. In the place of traditional, sometimes ancient childhood games that were still popular a generation ago, in the place of fantasy and make- believe play . . . today’s children have substituted television viewing and, most recently, video games.
    Marie Winn (20th century)