popular culture

(noun) “[M]ainstream, widespread patterns among a society’s population” (OpenStax College 2012).

Audio Pronunciation: (pop·u·lar cul·ture)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: popular cultures
  • Variant forms pop culture (pop-culture).

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Pop Culture, Subculture, and Cultural Change. Connexions. May 7, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42810/1.2/).