Synonyms of 'fad'
an intense but short-lived fashionHe does not believe that environmental concern is a passing fad.
a magazine article about the latest fitness craze
I wore short skirts, as was the fashion.
The record may well start a trend.
the latest technological rage
Their designs were exterminated by the mode for uncluttered space.
the new vogue for herbal medicines
We decided, more or less on a whim, to sail to Morocco.
They had a mania for travelling.
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in the sense of fashion
style in clothes, hairstyles, behaviour, etc., that is popular at a particular timeI wore short skirts, as was the fashion.
in the sense of mania
an obsessional enthusiasm or likingThey had a mania for travelling.
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Thesaurus for fad from the Collins English Thesaurus