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
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
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
adjective: term meaning you are 'well known' or 'liked' by many such as friends associates or acquaintances. some confuse this definition as 'loved' and so on.... which is not really true if you had a half a brain to think with. sadly there are many out there who think being 'popular' is being loved or wanted in some material cover up way for their not yet classified emotional void(s) that is lacking with the ugly reality because at the end of the day, "popularity" does not win. Unless of course, you have the mentality of an highschooler and you want to become the next prom king or queen. This is my personal opinion so I will put whatever definition I damn well please.
Not all 'popular' ones think they are better than the not so 'popular' geeks,freeks,and so on but I can bet my life on it that when you are mature enough, you will see this popularity crap is not all it's hyped up to be. THAT IS, when and if you do mature.
Having great friends through the tears and laughter is a rare and beautiful thing though.
Popular Individual:I am popular because I am constantly up to date with all the latest fashions and you are not because you are POOR.
by Whutsthepoint February 03, 2009
just cause someones popular doesnt mean they're a can be poplar within a group of friends.being popular means people like you for who you are.
girl 1-that popular girl is such a bitch she gets everything she wants!
girl 2-no shes not.shes actually really nice and shes my friend!
by cadtty August 20, 2006
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
The cool kids at school who have big houses, cool cars like an Escalade, and wear name brand clothing like Abercrombie & Fitch. They makefun of or just ignor losers, goth's, and nerd's, and the bitchy
freaks go tell the principal. Popular kids go to all the cool parties. THey are the kids everyome wants to hangout with.
Lunch time at a high school.

Popular Guy (talking to GF) - Hey babe, do you want to go shopping at A&F tonight?

Popular Girl - Yeah, then we can go parking, what car do you want to bring, Your Escalade or my Mustang?

Popular Guy - The Escalade, it has more room to bounce around.

A goth walks over to there table.

Goth - Have you seen my black pet ferret running around here?

Popular Girl - OMG Get away from me, you ugly goth loser.

Popular Guy - Why don't you go do something like cut holes in your stomach or drink blood or something, because my girlfriend is getting upset and when she gets upset I get Pissed and beat the shit out of losers like you.

Goth - You are just Popular because you are rich and good looking!

The Goth runs to his house and finds a spell book.

Late that night when the popular kids are makeing love in their Escalade they knock over an Abercrombie & Fitch Bag full of cloths, witch knoks the car out of park. The SUV rolls down the street and hertles over a cliff.
by asdefghjkl July 05, 2005
Not you.
You're totally not popular.
by raithen February 01, 2010
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