\ 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
Recent Examples on the Web At least, that’s what a few trendy fashionistas are doing on the gram’. Nandi Howard, Essence, "The Best Dressed Black Creatives On Instagram This Week," 10 July 2020 The incident happened near a sharp turn on West Paisano Dr., not far from a trendy district close to the Amtrak train station and a Sun Metro maintenance repair center. Allie Morris, Dallas News, "Witnesses contradict Border Patrol’s claim that they weren’t chasing car when 7 died in crash," 2 July 2020 Despite the title, Herschel's fateful vat fall and his later development of a trendy Brooklyn pickle brand, Rogen never indulged in the old-fashioned treat. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "First look: Seth Rogen stars as a brine-preserved time traveler in HBO Max's 'An American Pickle'," 1 July 2020 On one end is a trendy district of bars and shopping. Anchorage Daily News, "Unrest devastates a city’s landmark street of diversity," 1 June 2020 The trendy god-computer makes for a limp central mystery. Darren Franich,, "Brave New World is sex and drugs and rock without soul: Review," 9 July 2020 Yes, caring about skin care might be quite trendy these days, but no matter what, giving your skin some love has both cosmetic and medical benefits. Sarah Jacoby, SELF, "SELF’s Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to Skin Care," 8 July 2020 The local creator has quickly amassed a following on TikTok, the trendy new social-media platform that has caught on with young social-media users around the world. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, "Sir Yacht draws big TikTok following with Cleveland-focused videos," 8 July 2020 Between seasonal sales and great deals, knowing when and where to shop can nix all of your worries about about going over budget while still looking trendy and cute. Nandi Howard, Essence, "How To Get A New Summer Wardrobe On A Budget," 2 July 2020

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First Known Use of trendy

1962, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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29 Jul 2020

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“Trendy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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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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