subtrend

noun
sub·​trend | \ ˈsəb-ˌtrend How to pronounce subtrend (audio) \
variants: or sub-trend
plural subtrends or sub-trends

Definition of subtrend

: a trend that is part of or secondary to a more prevalent trend Within the long-established suburban trend of proliferating places offering $4 coffee drinks, there is a subtrend of coffeehouses that see themselves as something more. Their approaches differ, but a common theme is a whole lot of mocha-flavored creativity.— Bill Osinski

First Known Use of subtrend

1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Subtrend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subtrend. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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