What does the word fad mean?

Usage examples for fad

  1. A fad had no charm for either of them. – Mushrooms on the Moor by Frank Boreham
  2. " That was a fad of Courtenay's, you know. – Recalled to Life by Grant Allen
  3. Quite a fad duelling was in his day, but the guns haven't been used for years. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish