Definition of trendsetter in English:

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trendsetter

Pronunciation: /ˈtren(d)ˌsedər/

noun

A person who leads the way in fashion or ideas.
Example sentences
  • Fashion, say trendsetters in Dubai, is here to stay.
  • Elvis Presley's shark fin blazers and trademark ‘puff’ still keep mass fashion trendsetters agog.
  • Institutions in South Mumbai, which attract students from affluent families, have been trendsetters in fashion.

Derivatives

trendsetting

Pronunciation: /ˈtren(d)ˌsediNG/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Her marble fireplace business has grown from humble beginnings, when she hawked marble tiles round shops, to the ultimate in trendsetting home design.
  • But at the same time the city is becoming a trendsetting city in modern Asia, changing its image from a stopover for bargain hunters and sex tourists.
  • The world's trendsetting fashion marketers may get the message a lot sooner to clean up their act if they are warned by the worldly French.

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Syllabification: trend·set·ter

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