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Synonyms for popular

Synonyms for (adjective) popular

Synonyms: pop, popular Definition: (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)

Similar words: nonclassical Definition: not classical

Synonyms: popular, democratic Definition: representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large Usage: democratic art forms; a democratic or popular movement; popular thought; popular science; popular fiction

Similar words: common Definition: having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual Usage: the common man; a common sailor; the common cold; a common nuisance; followed common procedure; it is common knowledge that she lives alone; the common housefly; a common brand of soap

Synonyms: popular Definition: carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large Usage: the popular vote; popular representation; institutions of popular government

Similar words: democratic Definition: characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality Usage: democratic government; a democratic country; a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords- George du Maurier

Synonyms: popular Definition: regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public Usage: a popular tourist attraction; a popular girl; cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular

Similar words: best-selling Definition: selling in great numbers Usage: a best-selling novel

Similar words: fashionable Definition: patronized by

Similar words: favorite, favourite Definition: appealing to the general public Usage: a favorite tourist attraction

Similar words: hot Definition: very popular or successful Usage: one of the hot young talents; cabbage patch dolls were hot last season

Similar words: touristed, touristy Definition: visited by throngs of tourists Usage: of the three American Virgin islands St. Thomas is the most touristed; tourists descend in busloads...so the whole place is rather touristy