[ 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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for trendsetter

/ (ˈtrɛndˌsɛtə) /


a person or thing that creates, or may create, a new fashion

Derived forms of trendsetter

trendsetting, adjective
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