[pop-uh-leen, pop-uh-leen] /ˈpɒp əˌlin, ˌpɒp əˈlin/
a fabric, resembling broadcloth, rep, or poplin and made with silk or rayon warp and wool filling, used in the manufacture of dress goods.
[pohp-muh-beel] /ˈpoʊp məˌbil/ noun, (often lowercase) 1. Informal. any of various vehicles used to transport the pope when he appears in public, typically equipped with bulletproof glass. /ˈpəʊpməˌbiːl/ noun (informal) 1. a small open-top car used by the Pope to move amongst crowds noun a type of vehicle used by religious and political leaders that […]
/ˈpɒpərə; ˈpɒprə/ noun 1. music drawing on opera or classical music and aiming for popular appeal
/pɒˈpet/ noun 1. (informal) a young female fan or performer of pop music
A tattooed, corncob pipe–smoking comic strip character created in the early twentieth century. Popeye the Sailorman is constantly called upon to save his girlfriend, Olive Oyl, from the schemes of the villainous Bluto. To gain the necessary strength, Popeye consumes a can of spinach. Note: Though said to have been inspired by the marketing division […]