1. 1〔人に好まれること〕popularity
    • あの歌手は若者に人気がある[ない]
    • That singer is popular [not popular] among [with] young people.
    • この漫画雑誌は小学生に人気がある
    • This comic magazine is a favorite with schoolchildren.
    • 人気を落とす
    • lose one's popularity
    • その番組は人気が上昇[下降]している
    • The program is rising [falling] in popularity.
    • あの女優は今人気絶頂だ
    • That actress is tremendously popular now.
    • このCDはティーンエージャーの人気をさらっている
    • This CD is 「top of the pops [all the rage/《俗》 the hottest thing going] among teenagers.
  1. 2〔人・土地の気風〕
    • 市場の人気は荒っぽい
    • The temper of the marketplace is rough.
  1. 人気歌手a star singer
  1. 人気株a popular [glamour] issue; an active stock
  1. 人気作家a popular writer
  1. 人気商売an occupation in which one needs popularity [public support]
  1. 人気投票a popularity vote
    • 彼の寄付は人気取りだったらしい
    • He seems to have made the donation in an effort to win public favor.
  1. 人気取り政策a claptrap policy
  1. 人気番組a hit program
  1. 人気者a popular person
    • あの生徒はクラスの人気者だ
    • That student is popular [a favorite] with the class.
  1. 人気役者a popular actor [actress]
    • 構内には人気がなかった
    • The campus was deserted [empty].
    • 人気のない道は避けなさい
    • Keep away from lonely roads.
    • popularity
    • [参考]「人気歌手(popular singer)」のように形容詞的に用いられることが多い。