trending

[ tren-ding ]
/ ˈtrɛn dɪŋ /

adjective

emerging as a popular trend: trending fashion accessories.
widely mentioned or discussed on the Internet, especially on social media websites: trending topics on Twitter.

Nearby words

  1. trend,
  2. trendelenburg position,
  3. trendelenburg's sign,
  4. trendelenburg's test,
  5. trendify,
  6. trendline,
  7. trendsetter,
  8. trendsetting,
  9. trendy,
  10. trengganu

Origin of trending


trend

[ trend ]
/ trɛnd /

noun

verb (used without object)

Origin of trend

before 1000; Middle English trenden “to turn, roll,” Old English trendan; akin to Old English trinde “ball,” Dutch trent “circumference,” Swedish trind “round.” See trindle, trundle

Related formscoun·ter·trend, nounsub·trend, noun

Synonym study

1. See tendency.

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British Dictionary definitions for trending

trend

/ (trɛnd) /

noun

general tendency or direction
fashion; mode

verb (intr)

to take a certain trend

Word Origin for trend

Old English trendan to turn; related to Middle Low German trenden

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