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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References in classic literature ?
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".
Faddy will automatically miss Saints' next match, at home to Partick Thistle on January 17, but could have his suspension lengthened by the compliance officer.
Well legend Keith Lasley was honoured at his testimonial bash last night but Faddy insists he almost put a dampener on his team-mate's big evening.
Head of Asset Management for GPT, Matthew Faddy, said advances in mobile technology had presented an opportunity to engage traditional shopping centre customers in a new way.
VX) has named Christopher Faddy as managing director and head of non-Japan Asia distribution for asset management, The Banking Times has reported.
Avoid faddy diets because you may lose 3st on one but you'll soon put it back on.
I still see Faddy playing off the front, as a front man, or perhaps wide if we need him to," said the Everton manager.
BOOKING NOW Funeral Party @ Millennium Music Hall, Cardiff (May 28) IF those faddy music papers are to be believed, this East LA-based bunch of disco punkers are destined to be the next big thing.
McLeish said: "The progress Faddy has made, you are thinking 'wow, he's going to be back quick, back before Christmas'.
There is no appeal, the booking stands and Faddy doesn't play.
Obviously playing with Faddy and big Gaz as well, and Alex my ex-manager, you're going to have a look.