Definition of 'fad'
Example sentences containing 'fad'
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Nor does she have time for current fads. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's a terrifying thought that the growing demand for it may be a passing fad. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Isn't a specific shade often linked to a passing fad? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now that cinema has proved itself as more than just a passing fad, it works both ways. The Sun (2016) Time cures most fads. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What fashion fads do men think are ridiculous? The Sun (2013)Using computers in preschool may turn out to be a passing fad. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)The result is that it becomes an enormous fad that is bound to collapse. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF MARKETING (1993)This is not a new fad either. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is prone to fads and fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Food experts are not all taken with the new fad. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Gap is a victim of the fickle fads of fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There seems to be a new fad that requires people to remove their shoes when entering a home? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Instead they became a fashion fad. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is not a passing fad. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hopefully man leggings will be a similarly short-lived fad. The Sun (2007)In two years' time the fad will be over. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The current fad is to wear these long, hanging well below the waist. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At the same time, fads came and went. Christianity Today (2000)My only hope was that Nev would get over this current fad. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tips include avoiding store cards and fashion fads, and not relying on parents for handouts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)FISH spas are just a fad and most people who try them simply want to experience a new sensation. The Sun (2011)It is important to explain the current fads in the business world, but you must also always stick to the basics of sound management. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Then the fad proved short-lived, as many traders suffered substantial losses when the internet bubble burst. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Then the fad proved short-lived, and traders suffered big losses when the bubble burst. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It may be the current fad, but fasting is also an age-old way of eating. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was a short-lived fad the first time around, mainly because the ankles and feet were locked in place. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'fad'
British English: fad NOUN
You use fad to refer to an activity or topic of interest that is very popular for a short time, but which people become bored with very quickly.
She does not believe environmental concern is a passing fad.
Definition of fad from the Collins English Dictionary
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