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English word fad comes from Old English gefæd.

Fad etymology ?

Fad detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gefæd Old English (ang) Decorum; discretion Orderly; tidy; well-regulated. Well-behaved; calm; composed.
fad English (eng) A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time.