faddy


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fad

 (făd)
n.
A fashion that is taken up with great enthusiasm for a brief period of time; a craze.

[Possibly from fidfad, fussy person, fussy, from fiddle-faddle.]

fad′dism n.
fad′dist n.
fad′dy adj.

FAD

abbr.
flavin adenine dinucleotide

faddy

(ˈfædɪ)
adj, -dier or -diest
of, having, or involving personal and often transitory whims, esp about food
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.faddy - intensely fashionable for a short time
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"

faddy

adjective particular, choosy (informal), picky (informal), hard to please, exacting, discriminating, fussy, fastidious, nit-picking (informal), finicky, pernickety, overparticular My boys have always been faddy eaters.
Translations

faddy

[ˈfædɪ] ADJ (Brit) [person] → que tiene sus manías, difícil de contentar; [distaste, desire] → idiosincrático

faddy

[ˈfædi] (British) adj (= fussy) → difficile

faddy

[ˈfædɪ] adjcapriccioso/a
to be a faddy eater → essere schizzinoso/a
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We are faddy people, you know--faddy but kind-hearted.
which was that of a comparatively stationary universe visited occasionally by convulsions of change) had some rather faddy fashionableness at Oxford, and got so far as to be named "Catastrophism".
He said: "I really don't know Faddy that well, just from the Scotland trips, and he is a quiet lad.
But Faddy (McFadden)gets more attention than me and I am happy to let him do that.
Unlike many in Hollywood, Jennifer, 23, shuns faddy diets.
Faddy - who moved to the Midlands club from Everton for pounds 5million last January - is prepared to see out this campaign to help Alex McLeish's back into the Premiership.
Kroldrup must be given a a run-out, Kilbane must go, Faddy should be given more time up front and we need at least two strikers in January.
Bubbly Lorraine has also slammed the faddy diets which sweep the nation.
WOMEN obsessed with faddy diets are failing to give their babies the food they need to grow.
Faddy sealed a one-year deal this summer after impressing McCall during a fourmonth spell last season where he scored five goals in 13 games and helped the Steelmen to third place in the table.
New Rovers boss Ince is a huge admirer of Faddy and has sees him as a ready-made replacement for England ace David Bentley who is set for a megabucks move to Spurs.
I think the last couple of games have given Faddy a lift and we need him because he is the kind of player who can make things happen and who can eliminate people, '' admitted Moyes.