[ fad-ist ]
/ ˈfæd ɪst /
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
OTHER WORDS FROM faddistfaddism, nounnon·fad·dist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for faddist
Faddism, instead of being merely a hunger for the new is rather an expression of the crowd-will to uniformity.The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin
Even American books were read—a crucial test of faddism; and American curios were displayed in all the shops.Last of the Great Scouts|Helen Cody Wetmore