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Synonyms of popular in English:


  • 1 the most popular restaurant in town
    well liked, favored, sought-after, in demand, desired, wanted;
    commercial, marketable, fashionable, trendy, in vogue, all the rage, hot, well attended
    informal in, cool, big, styling/stylin'
  • 2 popular science
    nonspecialist, nontechnical, amateur, lay person's, general, middle-of-the-road;
    accessible, simplified, plain, simple, easy, straightforward, understandable;
    mass-market, middlebrow, lowbrow, pop
    [Antonyms] highbrow
  • 3 popular opinion
    ordinary, usual, accepted, established, acknowledged, conventional, orthodox
  • 4 a popular movement for independence
    mass, general, communal, collective, social, collaborative, group, civil, public
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