Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or in accord with the latest fad or fashion: synonym: fashionable.
  • noun One who avidly follows the latest fads or trends.

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  • adjective slang of, or in accordance with the latest trend, fashion or hype
  • noun rare a trendy person

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  • adjective in accord with the latest fad

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Examples

  • The advertising magnate singled out what he described as "trendy oligarchs" for particular criticism, suggesting that the super-wealthy buy art only in a bid to impress their friends.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • I felt very relieved when a statement by a fashion commentator came to mind: "This year, to be trendy is no longer trendy".

    Mode

  • Being trendy is expensive, and it betrays a certain lack of self-confidence.

    Happiness Police, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • DailyCandy has a knack for speaking a certain trendy language that is absolutely wonderful to read!

    blog – syllable studio

  • AT THE 109 shopping mall in trendy Shibuya, saleswomen in ruffled miniskirts shout their welcome in sticky-sweet tones above a din of club music.

    Sayonara, Prada

  • I also liked the contrast between the ultra-smug critics dishing in trendy restaurants with the hard working gyspies demonstrating that it takes real sweat to put on a show.

    Weekly Mishmash: May 3-9 : Scrubbles.net

  • AT THE 109 shopping mall in trendy Shibuya, saleswomen in ruffled miniskirts shout their welcome in sticky-sweet tones above a din of club music.

    Sayonara, Prada

  • We sign papers that promise long term care, mark the calendar for lunch in trendy pub where, benched and boothed in hum and chatter, we study laminated menus, weigh the merits of gorgonzola pasta as if our lives hung in the balance as if the sheer number of decisions, stacked like sandbags, will hold it at bay - the silent tsunami gathering force in the rearview mirror.

    December « 2009 « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • I also liked the contrast between the ultra-smug critics dishing in trendy restaurants with the hard working gyspies demonstrating that it takes real sweat to put on a show.

    2009 May : Scrubbles.net

  • We sign papers that promise long term care, mark the calendar for lunch in trendy pub where, benched and boothed in hum and chatter, we study laminated menus, weigh the merits of gorgonzola pasta as if our lives hung in the balance as if the sheer number of decisions, stacked like sandbags, will hold it at bay - the silent tsunami gathering force in the rearview mirror.

    alice d’alessio | days we are given « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

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