popular taste

noun

: the feelings that many or most have about what is appealing, attractive, etc.
The movie is intended to appeal to popular taste.

Examples of popular taste in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Too much chasing after money and success, too much pandering to the popular taste, too much weight on ideology or politics or dogma of any stripe, and God, in the cogent phrase of Quincy Jones, walks out of the room. John Ganz, Harper's Magazine, 22 May 2024 But that is to downplay — drastically — her many triumphs across more than 30 years of shifting popular taste and business transitions in the music industry. Joe Levy, Variety, 19 Oct. 2023

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“Popular taste.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/popular%20taste. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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