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.”

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  • She underwent an intellectual crisis, she says, discovering that these strategies, which she now calls faddish trends, were undermining public education.

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  • It will protect them from going down the path of something faddish, which is potentially dangerous. ''

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The Japan-based automaker sells odd-looking cars like the RX8 that drive well, but that are almost too "faddish," according to McElroy.

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  • 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.

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  • Dr. Thierfelder admits the idea sounds "faddish," and he expected some pushback within the school.

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  • When it's done for "faddish" reasons, they usually don't stick with it.

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  • Can Chipotle avoid being marginalized as "faddish" by consumers? The Motley Fool


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