pop'ular song'

a song that is written to have an immediate and wide appeal and is usually popular for only a short time, but that sometimes is of a sufficiently high quality to become part of the permanent repertoire of popular music and jazz. Cf. standard (def. 12).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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