trendsetter

[trend-set-er]

noun

a person or thing that establishes a new trend or fashion.

Nearby words

  1. trendelenburg's sign,
  2. trendelenburg's test,
  3. trendify,
  4. trending,
  5. trendline,
  6. trendsetting,
  7. trendy,
  8. trengganu,
  9. trent,
  10. trent, council of

Origin of trendsetter

1960–65; from the verb phrase set a trend; see -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for trendsetter

trendsetter

noun

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

trendsetter

n.

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

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