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faddish

[fad-ish]
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adjective
  1. like a fad.
  2. given to fads: a faddish, sophisticated crowd.
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Origin of faddish

First recorded in 1850–55; fad + -ish1
Related formsfad·dish·ness, noun
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Related Words for faddish

fashionable, favored, famous, attractive, beloved, trendy, suitable, prominent, timely, modern, contemporary, state-of-the-art, up-to-the-minute, advanced, exclusive, swank, elegant, stylish, mod, current

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Contemporary Examples of faddish

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.

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