Since the publication of Elect Mr. Robinson, dystopic ﬁction has become something of a fad.
I just wanted to work, and thought it was a fad that would go away.
Three signs of a fad: bacon-flavored coffee, chocolate-covered bacon and, of course, the Bacon Explosion.
Naturally, the fad made its way to Dunder Mifflin last season—and Dwight is forced to put an end to it.
And we think Twilight may push Bella into fad territory, while Ella (think Fitzgerald) is classy and timeless.
Charity had not come to be a fad then, though there were many earnest workers.
For at bottom, atheism is either a fad or a trade or a fatuity.
He immediately became the fad; rather, Society split into two factions and was threatened with disruption.
"Watching it this way could get to be a fad," the repairman said, at last, almost inaudibly.
Your European reputation came along just about the time the fad for the newest English novel was dying.
1834, "hobby, pet project;" 1881 as "fashion, craze," perhaps shortened from fiddle-faddle. Or perhaps from French fadaise "trifle, nonsense," ultimately from Latin fatuus "stupid."
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