Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “opinion poll”

opinion poll

noun [C]    
an occasion when people are asked questions to discover what they think about a subject: The latest opinion poll shows that the president's popularity has declined.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
(Definition of opinion poll noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of opinion poll

Definitions of “opinion poll” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

friendship

a situation in which two people are friends

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More