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