Pronunciation: (pops), [key]
of or pertaining to a symphony orchestra specializing in popular or light classical music: Thursday is pops night on the concert series.
(often cap.) (used with a sing. v.) a symphony orchestra specializing in popular and light classical music: When you're in Boston be sure to hear the Pops.
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