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  • noun Plural form of crowdpleaser.

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Examples

  • Up until that point, the only poetry books that sold in great numbers were nation's-favourite type volumes replete with crowdpleasers Kipling's "If", Auden's "Funeral Blues" and classroom favourites.

    Being Human, edited by Neil Astley – review

  • As they beat their chest with fake indignation, they add to the decline in respect and authority of all elected politicians who seek to escape the trap of being single-issue crowdpleasers and instead try to discuss complex and nuanced matters.

    Horst Köhler's resignation is bad for Germany, for Europe and for politics

  • That might be management structure; it might be as simple as altering release schedules, staggering obvious crowdpleasers - Madden, FIFA - against more edgy/niche fair like Mirror's Edge, or new franchises like Boom Blox.

    Stop Making Sense

  • The DPJ's economic platform is a grab-bag that combines thoughtful spending measures and tax cuts that could help recovery, along with some less well-thought-out crowdpleasers.

    The DPJ Dilemma

  • There are crowdpleasers and there are crowdpleasers, after all.

    GreenCine Daily: Robert Altman, 1925 - 2006.

  • This is Soderbergh's 22nd feature in 22 years; his first was sex, lies, and videotape, followed by crowdpleasers like Erin Brockovich and the Ocean's Eleven (Twelve, Thirteen ) capers and several defiantly indie efforts (Solaris, Bubble, Che, The Girlfriend Experience ).

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Since the Bridget films, Firth has alternated the crowdpleasers - St Trinians, Mamma Mia!,

    Film | guardian.co.uk

  • Since the Bridget films, Firth has alternated the crowdpleasers - St Trinians, Mamma Mia!,

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • Overall, there were fewer long-running crowdpleasers on the boards.

    Variety.com

  • The Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, N.J., will stick with Broadway-tested crowdpleasers with an all-musical 72nd season.

    Variety.com

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