Share this entry

pop culture Line breaks: pop cul|ture

Definition of pop culture in English:


[mass noun]
Modern popular culture transmitted via the mass media and aimed particularly at younger people: fashion, music, and the iconography of pop culture offered the perfect medium for profit
More example sentences
  • My housemate was never more right than when it comes to my tastes in pop culture.
  • The series also does a fine job of juggling references to pop culture and high culture.
  • The popularity of Korean pop culture, appropriately enough, is soaring in East Asia.

Definition of pop culture in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources