fad Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"fad" in British English

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fadnoun [C]

uk   us   /fæd/
a ​style, ​activity, or ​interest that is very ​popular for a ​shortperiod of ​time: the ​latesthealth fadUK There was a fad forwearingrippedjeans a few ​years ago.
(Definition of fad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fadnoun [C]

 us   /fæd/
a ​style or ​activity that ​suddenlybecomespopular but which usually does not ​staypopular for very ​long: He ​thoughtcomputers would be just a fad.
(Definition of fad from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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