vox populi


vox populi

noun

  1. the voice of the people; popular opinion.Abbreviationvox pop.

Latin.

  1. the voice of the people (is) the voice of God.

noun

  1. the voice of the people; popular or public opinion
n.

1540s, Latin, literally “voice of the people.” The full maxim (first attested in Medieval Latin) is vox populi, vox Dei “the voice of the people is the voice of God.” Short form vox pop attested by 1964.

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