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:

    Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers another.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)

    All official institutions of language are repeating machines: school, sports, advertising, popular songs, news, all continually repeat the same structure, the same meaning, often the same words: the stereotype is a political fact, the major figure of ideology.
    Roland Barthes (1915–1980)

    One knows so well the popular idea of health. The English country gentleman galloping after a fox—the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)