Fad – meaning of the word and examples

A style, activity, or interest that is very popular for a short period of time. (Cambridge Dictionary)

You use fad to refer to an activity or topic of interest that is very popular for a short time, but which people become bored with very quickly. (Collins Dictionary)

An intense and widely shared enthusiasm for something, especially one that is short-lived; a craze. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Is User Experience a Fad?

https://www.logicalimagination.com/blogs/2018/1/Is-User-Experience-a-Fad

What Is the Most Significant Fad of All Time?

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/04/what-is-the-most-significant-fad-of-all-time/517827/

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