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adjective, trend·i·er, trend·i·est.
  1. of, in, or pertaining to the latest trend or style.
  2. following the latest trends or fashions; up-to-date or chic: the trendy young generation.
  3. appealing to faddish taste: a trendy hotel.
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noun, plural trend·ies.
  1. a trendy person, place, object, or idea.
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Origin of trendy

First recorded in 1960–65; trend + -y1
Related formstrend·i·ly, adverbtrend·i·ness, nounun·trend·y, adjective
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Related Words

popular, stylish, swank, contemporary, fashionable, fly, latest, modish, now, in, tony, up-to-the-minute, voguish

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British Dictionary definitions for trendy


adjective trendier or trendiest
  1. consciously fashionable
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noun plural trendies
  1. a trendy person
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Derived Formstrendily, adverbtrendiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for trendy


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

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