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Liked, admired, or enjoyed by many people or by a particular person or group,
  1. Liked, admired, or enjoyed by many people or by a particular person or group
    • - she was one of the most popular girls in the school
    • - these cheeses are very popular in Europe
  2. (of cultural activities or products) Intended for or suited to the taste, understanding, or means of the general public rather than specialists or intellectuals
    • - the popular press
  3. (of a belief or attitude) Held by the majority of the general public
    • - many adult cats, contrary to popular opinion, dislike milk
  4. (of political activity) Of or carried on by the people as a whole rather than restricted to politicians or political parties
    • - a popular revolt against colonial rule

  1. regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public; "a popular tourist attraction"; "a popular girl"; "cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular"
  2. carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large; "the popular vote"; "popular representation"; "institutions of popular government"
  3. (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)
  4. (popularity) the quality of being widely admired or accepted or sought after; "his charm soon won him affection and popularity"; "the universal popularity of American movies"
  5. (popularly) among the people; "this topic was popularly discussed"
  6. "Popular" is a song by Nada Surf and the first single from their debut album High/Low. Each of the verses in '"Popular" presents, in spoken word format, sarcastic advice to teens. Initially offered in a calm, deadpan voice, the lyrics gradually build Kinison-style in teen angst and rage.
  7. "Popular" is a song from the Tony Award-winning musical Wicked. It is performed by the Broadway company's original Glinda, Kristin Chenoweth on the original Broadway cast recording.
  8. Popular is an American teenage comedy-drama on The WB Television Network in the United States, created by Ryan Murphy and Gina Matthews, starring Leslie Bibb and Carly Pope as two teenage girls that reside on polar opposite sides of the popularity spectrum at their high school, but are forced to ...
  9. Hook Me Up is the second studio album by Australian band The Veronicas, which was released in Australia on November 3, 2007 (see 2007 in music) by Sire Records. ...
  10. The Popular Dry Goods Company, branded as The Popular and also known by its large Spanish-speaking clientele as La Popular, was a local chain of department stores in El Paso, Texas. ...
  11. (Popularity (album)) Popularity is Jonezetta's debut album, released by Tooth & Nail Records on October 3, 2006.
  12. Of or pertaining to the common people, or to the whole body of the people, as distinguished from a select portion; as, the popular voice; popular elections; popular music; Suitable to common people; easy to be comprehended; not abstruse; familiar; plain; Adapted to the means of the common people ...
  13. Web site popularity is determined by the number of links that point to a site. Some search engines consider that a site that has many inbound links is more popular.
  14. (POPULARITY) Harness racing outranks flat and jump racing (combined) in races run, prizemoney paid and betting turnover in every mainland country of Europe, except Spain and Greece. ...
  15. (Popularity) (1) to mingle with the erring throng. (2) what one buys at the cost of self respect.
  16. (Popularity) A simple count of how many backlinks link to a particular page.
  17. (Popularity) Google and several other search engines add popularity to link analysis to help determine the relevance or value of pages. Popularity utilizes data on the frequency with which a page is chosen by all users as a means of predicting relevance. ...
  18. (Popularity) How busy the ride is in relation to other rides at the park. An estimate of how busy the ride is on the day(s) the reviewer visited. Values are expressed as a percentage with 100% meaning the ride is popular and long lines should be expected on busy days. ...
  19. (Popularity) Researchers have analyzed the dynamics of how blogs become popular. There are essentially two measures of this: popularity through citations, as well as popularity through affiliation (i.e. blogroll). ...
  20. (Popularity) The triumph of the commonplace.
  21. Popularity as the very essence of term means the likeability. More likeable the ride is, more popular it becomes. The popularity of a ride essentially is an estimate of the number of customers that thronged on a particular day. ...
  22. Popularity is a term used to describe search engines' measurement of your site's importance to the web community.  This factors in the number, quality, and type of web pages that include links back to the customer’s web site.
  23. The popularity of a search term, for our purposes, is defined as the number of times it’s used in a search. This will vary across different search engines, from month to month, etc.
  24. Frequently encountered or widely accepted.
  25. Adolescents nominated by their classmates as those they most like.