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faddish

[fad-ish] /ˈfæd ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
like a fad.
2.
given to fads:
a faddish, sophisticated crowd.
Origin of faddish
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; fad + -ish1
Related forms
faddishness, noun
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  • Suggestion to that effect can scarcely fail to appear to him faddish and unpractical.

    Outwitting Our Nerves Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
  • She's too charming a person to grow restless and faddish, imagining she wants occupation and not a husband!

    Selina George Madden Martin
  • The novel, whether it be of classic form or of faddish type, makes a mark upon the mind of the public.

Word Origin and History for faddish
adj.

1855, from fad + -ish.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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