this word is often misused and has negative connotations. in reality, popular (when referring to a person) is when someone is very well liked and has a lot of genuine friends, most likely because they are a nice/friendly person. However, through the media and highschools around america, "popular" has grown to describe a certain group of people. these people, like punks, nerds, etc. have their own social code, which usually (but not always) includes expensive items/services, sports teams, and cheerleading. These people are not necessarily popular, yes some of them genuinly are well liked and have lots of friends becuase they too (gasp) are nice people. but some of them unfortunately are under the false impression that they are better than everyone else because of their possesions and friends/boyfriends/girlfriends, (who to these people also count as possesions).
girl 1: wow, have you ever noticed how many friends karen has? She's really popular
girl 2: i know, i hang out with her at the skatepark, she's really nice. She does a lot of activities, she must a lot of friends through them.

guy 1: how'd u get all that work done?
guy 2: oh, Robby helped me last night
guy 3: oh yeah he's really smart
guy 4 (just joined convo): who, robby? he's awesome, good tennnis player too, helped me with my serve.
guy 5: that dude's friggin' hilarious
by thatswicked April 20, 2006
well basically being popular means u have alot of friends and ppl like you and if they don't then that's not your problem. And I mean like in movies you see that they're mean, but that's movies, not real life, and the people you know are probably really nice people, just misjudged. And it doesn't who they're friends with, it matters what they're personality is like and if ur too cowardly to see that then ur probably just jealous of them. So wake up and grow up.
person hiding behind the gaarbage can 1:omg, the popular bitches over there are so mean!
person hiding behind the garbage can 2: omg, i kno, wait, here they come, run...
by emma and gail June 26, 2006
An adjective describing someone who prefers to be in the spotlight as opposed to flying under the radar; someone who prefers to be talked about as opposed to talked to.
Parker Jordan is soooo popular.
by Galinda the Good Witch March 24, 2010
Not you.
You're totally not popular.
by raithen February 01, 2010
Most popular people are predictible. I have a history with one and this person was the tattle tale as a child making me look like the bad guy all the time. So I think it's fair to say if anyone is being unfairly accused of who they are, it's the outcasts, sorry i know you think it's typical for someone to say that but how why is it that when someone craves attention, and then get the attention they don't like think the people giving it are jealous or don't understand? It comes with the territory and I think it's just as unfair to accuse someone of being jealous simply for not agreeing with your robotic philosophy. And if that is unfair then why are those of you who support these popular unfair to the outsiders by saying they annoy you when you don't know them at all and probably wouldn't care to get to know them. I don't think we are all individuals but if you are going to strive for something why not strive for being you instead of being "you" to everybody else (except those that don't agree with you?) And another thing is I have never really been in a fight with a popular person because even though I might make them angry they won't confront me. However if they piss me off I will be more than happy to confront them and more. .
1) He/she is popular because they are themself and nice and genuine to everyone so everyone likes them

me-i am too and i am more original too but people don't like me because success breeds enemies whereas failure breeds friends

2)Popular person says to other popular person "man that dude is lame he doesn't even try to be popular, he pisses me off"-that's where it usually ends kind of anticlimatic

3)Popular person thinks it's ok to step on my toes to be cute

Me-Keep pushing my buttons, you think because I am tolerant and genuinely nice to you that I won't kill you you are a fool who needs a reality check- this one usually ends with them running their mouths and doing nothing but twisting the scenario to where I'm the bad guy as usual for responding to their bullshit, if they don't have protection (other people around them) they might continue to talk shit but piss me off enough and they will get hurt- and no they can't hold their own like they think or say they can they cry like a bitch when they see what pain feels like
by mrsm83 December 09, 2010
A term used to describe a girl, usually a cheerleader, who gives blowjobs to a large amount of men. Popular girls can be easily determined by the abundance of white stuff on or around the lips, cheeks, and eyes. After being found to be popular, they can be called ms. popular.
(person 1)Dude do you see that girl with white stuff all over her face?
(person 2)Yeah, she looks like she is really popular. Im going to go and say "hi".
by Projizzer542 March 03, 2009
A person who has a bunch of friends, usually popular. A lot of them are nice but most can be complete bitches.

Most are athlectic and suck up to teachers to get better grades. In gym the make the non-athletes run for everything.

They talk about people behind their backs and then deny once they are caught.

They also spread rumors like wild fire.
Popular child when girl is around: Oh, hi. You're so nice and such a good friend

Popular child when girl leaves: Shes so mean. What a fat bitch.
by Not a pop-tart June 10, 2006
Kids who everyone loves to hate. A lot of the so called "unpopular" kids want to be like them so badly they'll do anything to be their friends. Poeple think that popular kids aren't like the kids on tv, this is only true sometimes. A lot of popular kids, girls mostly, will find any oportunity to put someone else down. Most of the time they're nice one on one, but in a large group, they are at they're strongest. If you disagree with this, you're either in the perfect school, are oblivious to ur surruondings or you are popular.
girl 1: someone just made fun of me for hanging out with a guy.
girl 2: who?
girl 1: jane.
girl 2: i could have guessed it was one of the populars
by unpopular and loving it! October 21, 2007

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