Definition of vox populi in English:

vox populi

Line breaks: vox pop¦uli
Pronunciation: /ˈpɒpjʊliː
, -lʌɪ/


[mass noun]
The opinions or beliefs of the majority: her poems weren’t exactly the vox populi
More example sentences
  • In the case of alternative country music the vox populi is more subtle, but no less potent.
  • Indeed, New York seems to be listening to the vox populi more than professional critics.
  • Newspapers seek to serve the people who read them: the opinion columns are not the vox populi.


mid 16th century: from Latin, literally 'the people's voice'.

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