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

Examples of subtrend in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While many business owners are still unfamiliar with SEO and digital marketing, a new subtrend has emerged over the years. D'vaughn Bell, Forbes, 6 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subtrend was in 1891

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“Subtrend.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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