1. used to describe someone who is likeable and popular
I enjoy his company, he's a real people person.
'A people person' is someone who is likeable, easy to get on with and who enjoys being with other people. A 'people person' is good at making connections and building relationships quickly. You will hear this phrase used to describe people in social and professional contexts. You can also use it to describe yourself in situations like an interview. This phrase has a very positive connotation.