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Origin of fad
OTHER WORDS FROM fadfad·like, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for fad
I just wanted to work, and thought it was a fad that would go away.David Lynch on Transcendental Meditation, ‘Twin Peaks,’ and Collaborating With Kanye West|Marlow Stern|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Naturally, the fad made its way to Dunder Mifflin last season—and Dwight is forced to put an end to it.9 Funniest Moments From Season 1-8 of ‘The Office’ (VIDEO)|Mike Munoz|September 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Some people talk about how EDM is a fad but it will die when the community dies,” he says.Skrillex Invades L.A. to Headline HARD Summer Festival|Marlow Stern|August 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Since the publication of Elect Mr. Robinson, dystopic ﬁction has become something of a fad.Jeffrey Eugenides Hails Donald Antrim’s 'Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World'|Jeffrey Eugenides|June 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We started off wearing stopwatches as a fad, and one day, this lady came through our project selling shower clocks.
What to many was but the fad or fashionable craze of the hour, was to him the all-important and absorbing purpose of living.De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)|Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
"What a fad those butterflies are among you lovely ladies," he said to Mrs. Habersham.The Silver Butterfly|Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
Scissors is mother's fad—sort of born in her, I guess, for my mother's mother was a kind of dressmaker.Her Own Way|Clyde Fitch
Suddenly, he remembered what Conrad Lagrange had said about her fad.The Eyes of the World|Harold Bell Wright
A fad lives its life in a few weeks; a philosophy lives through generations and centuries.The Majesty of Calmness|William George Jordan