What does the word popular mean?

Usage examples for popular

  1. But, all the same, I'm afraid she'll never be as popular as Lucy is. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  2. Make a popular audience laugh, and you have a hold upon its attention. – Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing
  3. At the time of the contest, however, the political opinions which Radford had adopted were not popular. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking