02 / 04 / 2008

FAD: meaning and examples

Good morning.

Today's word came up (surgió) in last Saturday's Ziggurat Breakfast Club.

Today's word is: Fad

It means: something that people are interested in for a short period of time. Synonyms would be trend, craze or fashion.

Example 1:
Some people thought that Rap music was just a passing fad, but it is now clearly an established genre of music.

Example 2:
She always follows the latest fads.

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