[ trend-set-er ]
/ ˈtrɛndˌsɛt ər /
a person or thing that establishes a new trend or fashion.
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Origin of trendsetter
1960–65; from the verb phrase set a trend; see -er1
Words nearby trendsetter
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Example sentences from the Web for trendsetter
But Instafamous trendsetter Ryker Wixom is slightly different from the rest.The Littlest Fashionista Is Just Plain Stinkin’ Cute|Justin Jones|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kanye Wears a Leather Skirt Sure, Kanye West is a trendsetter.12-12-12 Concert’s Best Moments: Springsteen, Bon Jovi & More (VIDEO)|The Daily Beast Video|December 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Then she touches on a truly interesting possibility—could Microsoft still find itself as a trendsetter?Windows 8: Is Anyone Impressed With Microsoft’s Relaunch?|Nina Strochlic|October 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for trendsetter
/ (ˈtrɛndˌsɛtə) /
a person or thing that creates, or may create, a new fashion
Derived forms of trendsettertrendsetting, adjective
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