from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the nature of a fad.
- adj. Given to fads.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to a fad; being a fad.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. intensely fashionable for a short time.
- adj. prone to follow fads; ; -- of people.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Disposed to indulge in fads or whims.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. intensely fashionable for a short time
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The pejorative word faddish an simply be a negative way of saying “current” or “in touch.”
She underwent an intellectual crisis, she says, discovering that these strategies, which she now calls faddish trends, were undermining public education.
It will protect them from going down the path of something faddish, which is potentially dangerous. ''
So if you are going to use a "faddish" diet plan to shed pounds in 2011, I urge you to read with a critical eye, sort the sensible from the silliness and only make changes that feel healthful.
Even the most cynical observer can't brand a movement as "faddish" for wanting all of the world's people to get enough to eat.
The Japan-based automaker sells odd-looking cars like the RX8 that drive well, but that are almost too "faddish," according to McElroy.
In any case, what is important here is not really the content of the theories of postmodernism but the fact that in Japan this highly complex body of thought turned into a kind of faddish media frenzy.
Dr. Thierfelder admits the idea sounds "faddish," and he expected some pushback within the school.
When it's done for "faddish" reasons, they usually don't stick with it.
Can Chipotle avoid being marginalized as "faddish" by consumers?
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