popular /ˈpɑːpjəlɚ/ adjective
Learner's definition of POPULAR
[more popular; most popular]
: liked or enjoyed by many people
often + with or among
opposite unpopular
: accepted, followed, used, or done by many people
opposite unpopular
always used before a noun : of, relating to, or coming from most of the people in a country, society, or group
see also popular demand at 1demand
always used before a noun, somewhat formal : designed or intended for the average person : capable of being understood by ordinary people