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Meaning of FAD

Pronunciation:  fad

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"
 

FAD is a 3 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: craze, cult, furor, furore, rage
 
 See Also: fashion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fad\, n. [Cf. {Faddle}.]
A hobby; freak; whim. -- {Fad"dist}, n.

      It is your favorite fad to draw plans.   --G. Eliot.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

["FAD, A Simple and Powerful Database Language", F. Bancilon et al, Proc 13th Intl Conf on VLDB, Brighton, England, Sep 1987].

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A riboflavin-containing hydrogen acceptor molecule in the Krebs cycle of plant respiration and a coenzyme of some oxidation-reduction enzymes.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: best seller, big hit, boutade, brainstorm, brilliant success, capriccio, caprice, chic, conceit, crank, craze, crazy idea, crotchet, cry, faddiness, faddishness, faddism, faddist, fancy, fantastic notion, fantasy, flimflam, fool notion, freak, freakish inspiration, furore, gas, gasser, great success, harebrained idea, hit, humor, killing, kink, maggot, megrim, meteoric success, mode, momentary success, notion, novelty, passing fancy, quirk, rage, resounding triumph, riot, roaring success, sensation, smash, smash hit, style, toy, triumph, vagary, vogue, whim, whimsy, whim-wham, wow, wrinkle
 

 

 

 

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