\ 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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Nebraska is a trendy pick to have a bounce-back year under second-year coach Scott Frost, who will attempt to bring modern offensive football to America’s Heartland by unleashing sophomore quarterback Adrian Martinez. Los Angeles Times, "College football 2019: Which underachieving Power Five division will rise?," 5 Aug. 2019 That made the team a trendy playoff pick ahead of the 2018 season—until Garoppolo suffered a torn ACL three games in. Damichael Cole,, "Five Top Candidates for NFL Comeback Player of the Year," 24 July 2019 William Cabantog and David van Iersel were arrested on Friday at the Lost City Club in the island’s trendy Canggu neighborhood, with 1.12 grams of cocaine. Fox News, "Shackled Australians paraded in front of cameras after drug arrests in Bali," 23 July 2019 His character, Sam, lives in the trendy Silver Lake neighborhood but is jobless, about to become homeless, and well on the way down the rabbit hole of conspiracy theorizing. Ty Burr,, "‘Under the Silver Lake’ is a noir where the sun shines," 3 July 2019 The Falcons will be a trendy pick to win District 10-5A Division I this year. Adam Coleman, Houston Chronicle, "Katy, Cypress Falls shine for Houston area in state 7-on-7 tourney," 29 June 2019 From our base in the trendy Miraflores neighborhood, explore the city’s golden coastline, leafy parks, and colonial buildings. National Geographic, "Peru & the Amazon High School Expedition," 12 June 2019 The company had opened up its own store in New York's trendy SoHo neighborhood in 2014 but closed it last December after its lease expired. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, "Birchbox thinks it found a niche: Burned-out Americans," 11 June 2019 Fun fashion for kids Kids will love the casual, yet hip and trendy styles offered by Appaman, a children’s clothing line offering everything from t-shirts, jeans and swimsuits to suits, outerwear and accessories. Jean Chen Smith,, "Top 10 summer trends for 2019, from fashion to furniture," 1 July 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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