semi·​pop·​u·​lar ˌse-mē-ˈpä-pyə-lər How to pronounce semipopular (audio)
: somewhat popular

Examples of semipopular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bloomberg’s images, in paid-for spots on meme accounts, are not really spreading; apart from a semipopular parody post that mocks the former mayor, there have been no major copy-pastes of his template. Kaitlyn Tiffany, The Atlantic, 28 Feb. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of semipopular was in 1860

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“Semipopular.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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