Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who has a fad or whims; one wholly given up to a fad.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a person who subscribes to a variety of fads.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person or entity given to following fads.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who subscribes to a variety of fads

Etymologies

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fad +‎ -ist

Examples

  • He will be called faddist, narrow, sour-visaged, and so on and so on.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians; Epistles of St. Peter and St. John

  • Yet "Great Soul" also obligingly gives readers more than enough information to discern that he was a sexual weirdo, a political incompetent and a fanatical faddist—one who was often downright cruel to those around him.

    Among the Hagiographers

  • Much of the best art straddles and defies categories, and is transgressive or hybrid out of necessity, not out of aesthetic correctness nor faddist whim.

    ArtScene: Joachim Bandau and Cornelia Schulz Deliver Optical Pleasure with Intellectual Vigor

  • (You guessed it, her pet doctor Mehmet Oz is another food faddist.)

    Detox Your Brain, Not Your Diet

  • "Fear is the foe of the faddist," he wrote in the 1994 report, "but the friend of the fundamentalist."

    American Everyman

  • "Fear is the foe of the faddist," he wrote in the 1994 report, "but the friend of the fundamentalist."

    American Everyman

  • If that culture contains a faddist management approach of which training becomes an expression it will be difficult to suceed no matter how exemplary the individual training program.

    Back to the Future

  • If that culture contains a faddist management approach of which training becomes an expression it will be difficult to suceed no matter how exemplary the individual training program.

    Back to the Future

  • There was young Caterham, for example, cousin of the Earl of Pewterstone, and one of the most promising of English politicians, who, taking the risk of being thought a faddist, wrote a long article in the Nineteenth

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth

  • And they wore -- and I describe in the book in several -- they wore sort of h-- there was health faddist space shoes that are molded to the foot out of some curious substance that isn't leather but also isn't plastic.

    Another Life: A Memoir of Other People

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