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faddish

[fad-ish] /ˈfæd ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
like a fad.
2.
given to fads:
a faddish, sophisticated crowd.
Origin of faddish
1850-1855
1850-55; fad + -ish1
Related forms
faddishness, noun
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  • She's too charming a person to grow restless and faddish, imagining she wants occupation and not a husband!

    Selina George Madden Martin
  • The novel, whether it be of classic form or of faddish type, makes a mark upon the mind of the public.

  • Suggestion to that effect can scarcely fail to appear to him faddish and unpractical.

    Outwitting Our Nerves Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
Word Origin and History for faddish
adj.

1855, from fad + -ish.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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