faddish

[fad-ish]
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Origin of faddish

First recorded in 1850–55; fad + -ish1
Related formsfad·dish·ness, noun
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Contemporary Examples of faddish

  • Kaye says that while faddish taxidermy is still with us, it has taken a slightly different shape.

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    Edible Taxidermy: It’s a Good Thing

    Lizzie Crocker

    August 5, 2014

  • With every health trend, every celebrity-endorsed “superfood” and faddish juice cleanse comes the inevitable backlash.

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    The Dangers of Superfoods

    Lizzie Crocker

    April 9, 2014

Historical Examples of faddish

  • 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