fad

noun
ADJECTIVE
current, latest, new
passing
management
food (esp. BrE)

Most children have food fads at some time.

PREPOSITION
fad for

the fad for cosmetic surgery


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  • fad — fad; fad·ding; fad·dish; fad·dism; fad·dist; fad·dle; fad·dy; fad·ed·ly; fad·ed·ness; fad·er; fad·ing·ly; rin·ka·fad·da; un·fad·able; FAD; fad·ing; fad·dish·ly; fad·dis·tic; …   English syllables

  • fad — FAD, Ă, fazi, de, adj. 1. (Despre mâncăruri) Fără gust; searbăd, insipid. 2. fig. Lipsit de expresie, plat, searbăd, insipid, anost. Stil fad. – Din fr. fade. Trimis de LauraGellner, 05.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  Fad ≠ expresiv, gustos Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Fad — (f[a^]d), n. [Cf. {Faddle}.] 1. A hobby; freak; whim. [1913 Webster] It is your favorite fad to draw plans. G. Eliot. [1913 Webster] 2. a practise followed enthusiastically by a number of people for a limited period of time; as, the latest fad in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • FAD — steht als Abkürzung für: Flavin Adenin Dinukleotid, chemische Verbindung, siehe auch: FAD Synthetase Flohallergische Dermatitis Fomento de las Artes y del Diseño, Barcelona Freiwilliger Arbeitsdienst FaD steht als Abkürzung für: Find a Drug,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fad´ed|ly — fad|ed «FAY dihd», adjective. that has lost its color, freshness, or strength: »faded flowers, faded cheeks, a faded metaphor. –fad´ed|ly, adverb. –fad´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • fad|ed — «FAY dihd», adjective. that has lost its color, freshness, or strength: »faded flowers, faded cheeks, a faded metaphor. –fad´ed|ly, adverb. –fad´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • fad — [fæd] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Perhaps from fiddle faddle] something that people like or do for a short time, or that is fashionable for a short time ▪ Interest in organic food is not a fad, it s here to stay. >faddish adj >faddishness n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fad — fa|de <französisch> (schlecht gewürzt, schal; langweilig, geistlos); ein noch faderer Witz; das fad[e]ste Bier …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • fad — [fad] n. [19th c. < Brit Midland dial.] a custom, style, etc. that many people are interested in for a short time; passing fashion; craze SYN. FASHION faddy adj …   English World dictionary

  • fad|dy — «FAD ee», adjective, di|er, di|est. = faddish. (Cf. ↑faddish) …   Useful english dictionary

  • FAD — FAD. См. флавин адениндинуклеотид. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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