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Definition of "popularity" []

  • The quality or state of being popular, especially the state of being widely admired, accepted, or sought after. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "popularity" in a sentence
  • "What do you think the impact of book clubs, which are rising in popularity, is on the sales of fiction?"
  • "One reason mini-toiletries have grown in popularity is because of the rules governing the transport of liquids on flights."
  • "A drop in popularity is to be expected, after all he is takign on the subjects that most politicians have been afraid to touch because there is such diverse opinions on them."