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faddist

[ fad-ist ]

noun

  1. a person following a fad or given to fads, as one who seeks and adheres briefly to a passing variety of unusual diets, beliefs, etc.


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Other Words From

  • faddism noun
  • non·faddist noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of faddist1

First recorded in 1880–85; fad + -ist

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Example Sentences

There is a vast difference, however, between the faddist and the genuine health-seeker.

Once a doctor who did not order wine during convalescence was looked upon as a faddist.

He was majoring in sociology through the advice of a faddist uncle who had never seen him.

But unconventional as his views may appear, it must not be thought that Ostwald is a faddist.

Oh, you know what a faddist she is over that Girl Scout organization!

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