The definition of popular is widely liked or well known.(adjective)
An example of something popular is cookie dough ice cream.
See popular in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L popularis < populus, people
See popular in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English populer, commonly known
Origin: , from Old French populeir, of the people
Origin: , from Latin populāris
Origin: , from populus, the people
Origin: , of Etruscan origin.
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