the mainstream


: the thoughts, beliefs, and choices that are accepted by the largest number of people
His ideas are well outside the mainstream of political opinion.
the religious mainstream

Examples of the mainstream in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Maybe that’s because a zine’s proposition — permission self-granted, gates unkept — is a boon companion to those who operate outside of the mainstream. Gabriela Riccardi, Quartz, 5 June 2024 Now a decade old, Little Village has served as the home and launching pad for a variety of talented musicians who dwell in the kind of Americana genres – blues, folk, gospel, etc. – that the mainstream record industry doesn’t pay much attention to these days. Randy McMullen, The Mercury News, 5 June 2024 Image While this rupture of gendered fashion norms in the mainstream might seem new, the look is not, of course, without precedent. Colleen Hamilton, New York Times, 4 June 2024 For the first time, the true depth of the Palestinian struggle was thrust onto the mainstream stage. Hoda Sherif, TIME, 10 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for the mainstream 

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“The mainstream.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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