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Definition of "populace" []

  • The general public; the masses. (noun)
  • A population. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "populace" in a sentence
  • "Generalization of a certain populace is an ignorant approach to protecting your idea of how to live."
  • "The worst illusion pundits foist on the populace is the idea that if we just elect the right guy (or gal) to be president, everything will be fine."
  • "Given that our last 4 quarters of growth are comparable to the best numbers in the Clinton presidency, the degree of economic pessimism in the populace is amazing."