popularity

noun pop·u·lar·i·ty \ ˌpä-pyə-ˈler-ə-tē , ˌpä-pyə-ˈla-rə-tē \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of popularity

: the quality or state of being popular

Examples of popularity in a Sentence

  1. the increasing popularity of cell phones

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First Known Use of popularity

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POPULARITY Defined for English Language Learners

popularity

noun

Definition of popularity for English Language Learners

  • : the state of being liked, enjoyed, accepted, or done by a large number of people : the quality or state of being popular


POPULARITY Defined for Kids

popularity

noun pop·u·lar·i·ty \ ˌpä-pyə-ˈler-ə-tē \

Definition of popularity for Students

: the quality or state of being liked, enjoyed, accepted, or practiced by a large number of people


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