faddish faddish  /ˈfæ dɪʃ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) intensely fashionable for a short time

Usage(s):

  1. A devoted vegetarian, he indulged in faddish dietetic experiments that sometimes came near to killing him.
  2. After flirting with more complicated and faddish products, the company has decided to move back to simpler offerings.
  3. Like every other kind of media, publishing is faddish.

News

  1. Google Glass Is So Costly and Kooky That It Can't Miss

    It is utterly faddish. And it preys upon our desire to feel cool, regardless of the cost. This has success written all over it.        
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. Clarence Thomas: Affirmative Action Is Just Like Segregation

    Calls diversity a "faddish theory."
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Business Insider via Yahoo! Finance

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