trendy

adjective
\ ˈtren-dē How to pronounce trendy (audio) \
trendier; trendiest

Definition of trendy

1 : very fashionable : up-to-date he's a trendy dresserSunday Mirror
2 : marked by ephemeral, superficial, or faddish appeal or taste trendy ideas about success

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Other Words from trendy

trendily \ ˈtren-​də-​lē How to pronounce trendily (audio) \ adverb
trendiness \ ˈtren-​dē-​nəs How to pronounce trendiness (audio) \ noun
trendy noun

Examples of trendy in a Sentence

a group of trendy young professionals if what's in the stores is any indication, shorter skirts are trendy again this year

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Chubby Fish Charleston Does Charleston need another trendy seafood spot? Bon Appétit, "Our 50 Nominees for America’s Best New Restaurants 2019," 10 Sep. 2019 Bar Strelka is a trendy spot with great views, excellent food, and a dance floor to keep the night going. Aanchal Anand, National Geographic, "Russian secrets? Here’s the ultimate Moscow itinerary," 16 July 2019 Think ruffles, tiered fabric, cleavage, or 3-D florals that all add volume in a playful, trendy way. Glamour, "How to Find the Best Bikini Top for Your Boobs," 11 Apr. 2019 Cannabis, adaptogens, juice cleanses and more trendy ways to practice self-care. Olivia Hall, The Seattle Times, "Overstressed? 15 wellness trends to help you relax," 3 July 2018 But others, like this one, throw out the old formula in favor of what's trendy in TV today. Samuel Axon, Ars Technica, "No marshmallows here: Veronica Mars season 4 pulls no punches," 31 July 2019 It’s very much centered around me and not what is trendy at the moment. Jamie Lisanti, SI.com, "Fashionable 50," 18 July 2019 At the start of the decade, being trendy was synonymous with being big. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "We’ve Gotta Have It: The 17 Items that Defined Fashion in the 2010s," 18 July 2019 No word yet if Starbucks is going to start selling records, which are trendy again. CBS News, "Starbucks to stop selling newspapers: Bring your own NYT or WSJ," 12 July 2019

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First Known Use of trendy

1962, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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trendy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of trendy

sometimes disapproving : currently popular or fashionable
often disapproving : liking or tending to like whatever is currently popular or fashionable : influenced by trends

trendy

adjective
\ ˈtren-dē How to pronounce trendy (audio) \
trendier; trendiest

Kids Definition of trendy

: currently fashionable or popular a trendy restaurant

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