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.

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

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adjective trendier or trendiest

consciously fashionable

noun plural trendies

a trendy person
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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