adjective, trend·i·er, trend·i·est.

of, in, or pertaining to the latest trend or style.
following the latest trends or fashions; up-to-date or chic: the trendy young generation.
appealing to faddish taste: a trendy hotel.

noun, plural trend·ies.

a trendy person, place, object, or idea.

Nearby words

  1. trendify,
  2. trending,
  3. trendline,
  4. trendsetter,
  5. trendsetting,
  6. trengganu,
  7. trent,
  8. trent, council of,
  9. trental,
  10. trente et quarante

Origin of trendy

First recorded in 1960–65; trend + -y1

Related formstrend·i·ly, adverbtrend·i·ness, nounun·trend·y, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for trendy

British Dictionary definitions for trendy


adjective trendier or trendiest

consciously fashionable

noun plural trendies

a trendy person
Derived Formstrendily, adverbtrendiness, noun

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for trendy



1962, from trend (n.) + -y (2). Related: Trendily; trendiness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper