popular demand

Definition of popular demand

:a request made by or a desire shared by many people
  • Because of popular demand, the restaurant has published a cookbook of favorite recipes.
  • The show will continue for another week due to popular demand.
  • The circus will be back by popular demand later this summer.

Word by Word Definitions

popular play
  1. : of or relating to the general public

  2. : suitable to the majority: such as

  3. : adapted to or indicative of the understanding and taste of the majority

demand play
  1. : an act of demanding or asking especially with authority

  2. : something claimed as due or owed

  3. : question

  1. : to call for something in an authoritative way : to make a demand : ask

  2. : to ask or call for with authority : claim as due or just

  3. : to call for urgently, imperiously, or insistently


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