popular music

  1. music having wide appeal, esp characterized by lightly romantic or sentimental melodies: See also pop 2

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How to use popular music in a sentence

  • Perhaps, perhaps——He turned towards Riggleton, who was pouring out a glass of champagne and humming a popular music-hall song.

    The Everlasting Arms | Joseph Hocking
  • You can learn the scale in an hour, and in a few weeks be playing popular music.

  • He spat out the words "popular music" with an emphasis that made a Tarrok player at the next table jump in his seat.

    Elkan Lubliner, American | Montague Glass
  • He turned his chair round and abandoned the card game the better to air his views on popular music.

    Elkan Lubliner, American | Montague Glass
  • The second reason for my disadvantage before her, was her utter contempt for my profession as a composer of popular music.

    The Thing from the Lake | Eleanor M. Ingram