faddist

faddist

[fad-ist]
noun
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:
1880–85; fad + -ist

faddism, noun
nonfaddist, noun
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fad (fæd)
 
n
1.  an intense but short-lived fashion; craze
2.  a personal idiosyncrasy or whim
 
[C19: of uncertain origin]
 
'faddish
 
adj
 
'faddishness
 
n
 
'faddism
 
n
 
'faddist
 
n

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