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 Meanings and Examples of POPULAR
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popular
 a.  of common people; suitable to common people; easy to be comprehended
Classic Sentence: (111 in 8 pages)
1  The other, a bull-necked youth with coarse bloated features, was standing in front of the window with his hands in his pocket, whistling a popular hymn.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
2  The pompous popular tune brayed and blared.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
3  Armed and valiant, bold and blatant, firm elatant--the popular march tune rang in his head.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
4  "He don't seem a very popular character," observed the latter.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE CAREW MURDER CASE
5  But on that which was to follow, feats of archery, of bull-baiting, and other popular amusements, were to be practised, for the more immediate amusement of the populace.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
6  He remembered, moreover, that he was in the house of a Jew, a people who, besides the other unamiable qualities which popular report ascribed to them, were supposed to be profound necromancers and cabalists.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
7  He was only caught in the general, popular recoil of the young against convention and against any sort of real authority.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
8  In the end Michaelis did him most nobly in a play, and Clifford was a sort of popular hero.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
9  There's nothing really in my plays to make them popular.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
10  And for the same reason, most novels, especially popular ones, are humiliating too.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
11  It was the other world he wanted to capture, the world of literature and fame; the popular world, not the working world.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
12  Now he realized the distinction between popular success and working success: the populace of pleasure and the populace of work.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
13  The stiffness of the meeting soon gave way before their popular manners and more diffused intimacies: little groups were formed, and everybody grew comfortable.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
14  They were more completely popular.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 6
15  Much of this development he may have owed to his studious life in Paris, where he had become acquainted with ethical systems popular at the time.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
Example Sentence: (157 in 11 pages)
16  He eventually withdrew in favour of Blair, thought to be the more popular candidate.
17  Following a determined resistance in the east, there was eventually a popular uprising in the capital.
18  Before the railway came up into being, a four - horse coach was a popular means of transportation.
19  Coupons generated electronically at the cash register are popular across the country, because they mirror consumer preferences.
20  These magazines cover all kinds of popular subjects such as motoring, gardening, photography and sports.
21  It is difficult to define what makes him so popular.
22  I'll now try to define the term 'popular culture'.
23  This computer is popular for its good design and ease of use.
24  The environment is a popular topic these days.
25  He eventually took Charlie's place in a popular Latin band.
26  That song was popular with people from my father's generation.
27  You're a popular girl, Grace, and a lot of the younger ones look up to you.
28  Her success as a popular singer was ephemeral.
29  So if you are a Democratic Party dependent on labor votes, cutting government services is not exactly popular.
30  She's the editor of a popular women's magazine.