\ 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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Second-hand sites are driving this boom in trendy new ways with mobile apps and social features that mimic Facebook. Doreen Christensen,, "How to make a fast buck selling thrift store finds on Poshmark, ThredUp, The RealReal | Doreen’s Deals," 13 Sep. 2019 The model pairs the sparkles with a black dress shirt for contrast, and Kim did something similar (albeit a bit more fitted). Instead of chunky slingbacks, Kim paired the look with trendy square-toed PVC sandals. Katherine J Igoe, Marie Claire, "Kim Kardashian Channels Vintage Versace in Her Short Sparkly Miniskirt," 13 Sep. 2019 Tompkins won 10 games last year and are a trendy pick for a deep playoff run in the Class 6A Division II Region III playoff bracket. Adam Coleman, Houston Chronicle, "Friday night highlights: Allen dispatches Dickinson," 6 Sep. 2019 Nebraska, a trendy pick to win the Big Ten West Division in Scott Frost’s second season in Lincoln, struggled offensively against South Alabama before winning 35-21. Los Angeles Times, "Texas A&M-Clemson, LSU-Texas headline games to watch in Week 2," 5 Sep. 2019 The linebacker made the Pro Bowl two seasons ago and has seen the Browns go from doormat to trendy AFC pick in his three seasons. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "These former Wisconsin Badgers are all on NFL rosters as the season nears its kickoff," 3 Sep. 2019 There's also the fact that Baylor is due to take a significant step forward in Matt Rhule's third season; the Bears are a trendy pick to finish ranked. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, "The 10 games that could unexpectedly trip up each College Football Playoff contenders," 28 Aug. 2019 Their peers at Tulane are more likely to have names that were trendy when they were born, such as William and Olivia. Alia Wong, The Atlantic, "The Most Popular Names of This Year’s College Freshmen," 12 Sep. 2019 Mounds View was a trendy preseason pick to finish near the top of the Metro East subdistrict. Jace Frederick, Twin Cities, "High school football: Week 2 predictions," 5 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of trendy

1962, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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


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

Kids Definition of trendy

: currently fashionable or popular a trendy restaurant

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