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[fad-ish] /ˈfæd ɪʃ/
like a fad.
given to fads:
a faddish, sophisticated crowd.
Origin of faddish
1850-55; fad + -ish1
Related forms
faddishness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for faddish
  • The path is open for the next faddish reading, even one bolstered by a lot of good stories and data.
  • He was an original pioneer into the dark frontier of chaos before it jelled into a scientific theory and faddish field of study.
  • After flirting with more complicated and faddish products, the company has decided to move back to simpler offerings.
  • Policy must not reflect faddish behavior or idealistic, populist beliefs based upon unsettled or premature science.
  • Technology is not simply a collection of faddish products that are fun to use.
  • Exaggerated or faddish cosmetic styles are inappropriate with the uniform and will not be worn.
Word Origin and History for faddish

1855, from fad + -ish.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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