music having wide appeal, esp characterized by lightly romantic or sentimental melodies See also pop2
noun 1. a professional singer who specializes in popular songs.
noun 1. a song that is written to have an immediate and wide appeal and is usually popular for only a short time, but that sometimes is of a sufficiently high quality to become part of the permanent repertoire of popular music and jazz. Compare (def 12).
noun 1. the doctrine that sovereign power is vested in the people and that those chosen to govern, as trustees of such power, must exercise it in conformity with the general will. 2. American History. (before the Civil War) a doctrine, held chiefly by the opponents of the abolitionists, that the people living in a […]
noun 1. the vote for a U.S. presidential candidate made by the qualified voters, as opposed to that made by the electoral college. Compare . 2. the vote for a candidate, issue, etc., made by the qualified voters, as opposed to a vote made by elected representatives. noun the process by which qualified voters choose […]