Definitions

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  • adj. Having the characteristics of a fad.

Etymologies

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fad +‎ -ish

Examples

  • Or ... just perhaps we'll have a great fadish trend toward love, kindness and the pursuit of the happiness of others.

    Sad Day

  • The Hugo and Nebula usually are too political or fadish for me, though the nominations are at least interesting to watch to see who is in favour with the "mandarins of the genre" and who is not.

    Does an Award Win Influence Your Reading Choices?

  • There seems to be, or have been (I haven't check it out recently) a crew around him tending to be fadish or cultish, and doing some gate keeping (staunch Democrat sort of thing, it seemed to me).

    Iowa Straw Poll-- Did Romney Spend over $1000 a vote to win it? Either Way This is a Loss for Republicans

  • It has become fadish to stand for many social issues (Abortion, Gay Rights, Feministic views) despite our inner-belief against them and this results, especially on the Left, a paradox of standing for what you truly believe against what you feel you have to believe.

    no apology

  • For reasons I never quite figured out, fadish wine drinkers took a throwaway line in the movie Sideways, sales of Merlot wine have declined steadily.

    Defending Merlot

  • I completely agree with Slezak's support for him: he has star quality when he's on stage, he seems to be a genuine musician with interpretive skills and a beautiful voice rather than a wannabe fadish emperor has new clothes college a capella singer who has no lasting star quality and essentially average vocal skills, and he is absolutely gorgeous.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • When I met Sidney, I met him on a blind date, and I met him here in Atlanta once when I was traveling, and when I got to the restaurant to meet with him, we sat and we talked that was the only time -- hot wings had just came down, and the was popular, fadish (ph) thing to do was go into a restaurants where they had hot wings and there was a young man that was in the restaurant.

    CNN Transcript Aug 15, 2002

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