subtrend

noun sub·trend \ ˈsəb-ˌtrend \
variants: or sub-trend
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of subtrend

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

First Known Use of subtrend

1891


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