\ 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

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
Recent Examples on the Web The fans love to hear their favorite artists play these longer sets and show a wider range rather than just hearing the most actual or trendy playlist. Lisa Kocay, Forbes, 27 Dec. 2021 Remi likes styles that sit at the crossroads of trendy and comfortable. Olivia Hanson,, 21 Dec. 2021 The sport has emerged alongside polo, golf, and horseback riding as a niche and trendy pastime for Beijing's elite. Yvonne Lau, Fortune, 4 Dec. 2021 These are the 37 best red hair colors, including Pumpkin Spice, a shade that's both trendy and eternal. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 24 Nov. 2021 Some extended-stay properties are more trendy and tech-forward. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 6 Nov. 2021 Pitches include an online wedding planning service; a gadget that prevents bedding from getting all messed up; a way to avoid early morning meetings; a clothing brand designed to be trendy and inspiring to the youth. Washington Post, 5 Nov. 2021 With the increase in recent years of new and trendy restaurants in the Uptown area, many with outside dining and available valet service, the demand for parking in the area has grown., 4 Oct. 2021 But 36-year-old Vic's love of plants is anything but trendy or casual. Olivia Harrison,, 5 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of trendy

1962, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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19 Jan 2022

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“Trendy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of trendy

: currently popular or fashionable
: 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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