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faddist

[fad-ist] /ˈfæd ɪst/
noun
1.
a person following a fad or given to fads, as one who seeks and adheres briefly to a passing variety of unusual diets, beliefs, etc.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; fad + -ist
Related forms
faddism, noun
nonfaddist, noun
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Examples for faddism
  • Food faddism and fad diet refer to idiosyncratic diets and eating patterns.
  • Many forms of food faddism are supported by pseudoscientific claims.

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