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".
The Motherwell kid idolised Faddy and still gets goosebumps when he recalls his 30-yard wonder-strike that dumped France in their own back yard back 12 years ago.
I saw that he was speaking to Faddy but I had to go.
And that, according to assistant coach Faddy, is exactly the response the management team is looking for.
SLIMMING World consultant Michelle Johnston says: "Faddy diets often promise fast weight loss but they're usually quite extreme, being based around things like banning whole food groups or consuming liquid diets.
Swiss banking group Credit Suisse AG (NYSE: CS) (ZHR: CSGN) (CSGN.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'.