trendsetter

[trend-set-er]
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Origin of trendsetter

1960–65; from the verb phrase set a trend; see -er1
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Related Words for trendsetter

innovator, pacesetter, stylist, initiator, trailblazer

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British Dictionary definitions for trendsetter

trendsetter

noun
  1. a person or thing that creates, or may create, a new fashion
Derived Formstrendsetting, adjective
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Word Origin and History for trendsetter
n.

also trend-setter, 1960; see trend (n.) + set (v.). Related: Trend-setting.

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