\ 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 trendy (audio) \ adverb
trendiness \ ˈtren-​dē-​nəs How to pronounce trendy (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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First Known Use of trendy

1962, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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7 Jan 2021

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“Trendy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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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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