Meaning of “trendy” in the English Dictionary

"trendy" in British English

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trendyadjective

uk /ˈtren.di/ us /ˈtren.di/ informal

C1 modern and influenced by the most recent fashions or ideas:

trendy clothes
a trendy nightclub
He writes for some trendy magazine for the under-30s.

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  • Lisette came back from holiday in New York with a trendy asymmetric haircut.
  • He may be old hat among the trendy younger generation, but his shows draw more viewers than any other comedian.
  • Shapur's restaurant is full every night as trendy Londoners enjoy the wonders of his young protégé, chef Glyn Fussell.

trendynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtren.di/ us /ˈtren.di/ informal mainly disapproving

(Definition of “trendy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trendy" in American English

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trendyadjective

us /ˈtren·di/

influenced by or expressing the most recent fashions or ideas; modern in style:

New York City is full of trendy shops and restaurants.

(Definition of “trendy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)