anti-popular

adjective

an·​ti-pop·​u·​lar
ˌan-tē-ˈpä-pyə-lər,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-popular (audio)
variants or less commonly antipopular
: opposing what is popular : deliberately or emphatically unpopular
anti-popular measures
an anti-popular regime

Word History

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-popular was in 1792

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“Anti-popular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-popular. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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