trendier; trendiest
: very fashionable : up-to-date
he's a trendy dresserSunday Mirror
: marked by ephemeral, superficial, or faddish appeal or taste
trendy ideas about success
trendily adverb
trendiness 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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Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of trendy was in 1962

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“Trendy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition


trendier; trendiest
: very fashionable : up-to-date
: marked by passing or shallow appeal or taste

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