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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.]
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adj, -dier or -diest
of, having, or involving personal and often transitory whims, esp about food
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|Adj.||1.||faddy - intensely fashionable for a short time|
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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.
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faddy[ˈfædɪ] ADJ (Brit) [person] → que tiene sus manías, difícil de contentar; [distaste, desire] → idiosincrático
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
faddy[ˈfædi] (British) adj (= fussy) → difficile
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
faddy[ˈfædɪ] adj → capriccioso/a
to be a faddy eater → essere schizzinoso/a
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