Simple Definition of fad
: something (such as an interest or fashion) that is very popular for a short time
Examples of fad
She's always interested in the latest fads.
<once the fad for that kind of music had passed, nobody would have been caught dead listening to it>
Origin of fad
First Known Use: 1867
Synonym Discussion of fad
First Known Use of fad
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Definition of fad
: something that is very popular for a short time
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