Fad
Fad Fad (f[a^]d), n. [Cf. {Faddle}.] 1. A hobby; freak; whim. [1913 Webster]

It is your favorite fad to draw plans. --G. Eliot. [1913 Webster]

2. a practise followed enthusiastically by a number of people for a limited period of time; as, the latest fad in fashion.

Syn: craze; mania. [PJC] -- {Fad"dist}, n. -- {Fad"dish}, a. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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