A scourge which is arriving, in Britain anyway, not sure about other places...

Trendies are, on the surface, the "cool" people in their 20's, your stereotypical student, clean, almost "grown up" looking youths.

However in reality most are incredibly conceited, IMMATURE, arrogant, personality devoid, and nasty people, who are ridiculously cold to "ousiders".

With music and fashion they are infinitely malleable. They positively lap up the music MTV and NME Magazine dictates to them to like, however unlike the mallcore crowd, they do this activity shamelessly, and in the case of fashion, they wear what ghastly womens magazines/"lads mags" say is "hot" or simply what celebs (celebrities) like to wear, the latter are worshipped, especially if they tie-in with sport or the most popular television shows, the trendy will regurgitate the stupidest catchphrase from the stupidest show ad nauseum, until it's uncool to do so of course...

Quite possibly the most narrow minded group of people, and absolutely adamant about not letting others into their circles of friends, they'd rather be seen dead than seen being friends with someone with an "uncool" haircut, unless you match them exactly, trying to start a convo with one will be met with silence, blatent ignoring. This is contrasting to the crowd of trendies, which are, in most cases, as rowdy as they come. Although they rarely resort to physical violence the trendy has nothing but contempt for anyone out of the "norm", shouts to strangers who look different will usually be hilariously innaccurate, for example, calling people who wear heavy metal shirts, "goths".

A trendy is a walking set of contradicting philosophies which have been melded together by the media, the biggest contradiction of them all is thinking they are incredibly urbane and "grown up" when in fact they listen to pop music aimed at teenyboppers and, even worse, holding onto this attitude of "we are the cool kids and you are all sad geeks" into ages as ridiculous as their late 20's, something that most people outgrew before reaching teenagehood.

Everything which the masses like becomes part of every trendies outlook and philosophy, a trait they share with the poser, only instead of trying to get into a local clique or copying an idol they wish to be what they are dictated to be, along with the ever present arrogant-obnoxious personality, as someone said, they are quite possibly the shallowest herd there is, if it became "cool" to wear shit-streaked underpants on our head, the trendy would do this without even thinking about it.
Metalhead is 5 years or so younger than Trendy:

Trendy: Metal all sounds the same! I listen to decent bands like The Arctic Monkeys, The Fratellis...
Metalhead: No offence dude but I think that about the sort of bands you listen to, maybe I don't have an ear for that type of music, fair enough, I just know that metal like Korpiklaani and Freedom Call sound slightly different from TestAmenT and Razor to me...
Trendy: Whatever, you listen to your shitty shouting satan music then, the only good metal is System of a down.
Metalhead: They're ok, but they aren't metal.
Trendy: LOLOLOLOL!1 I bet <bands most well known song> is heavier than any of your... TestAmenT whatever... hahaha
*Trendy walks away*
Metalhead: *to self trying not to laugh* God... Trendies...

Trendy Girl: You should wear this.
Non-Trendy Guy: Why?
Trendy Girl: Because it would look hot.
Non-Trendy Guy: So, I should wear clothes I personally HATE, simply to be attractive to the opposite sex? How stupid...
*Trendy Girl tries to process the fact people can wear clothes THEY want to, fails, and walks off, her natural trendy instinct of getting away from the "loser" kicking in*

Trendy: Look at that idiot, his shirt looks so gay, who the fuck would wear a pink shirt?
*fast forward to when they are popular*
Trendy: *wearing a pink shirt like everyone else* Look at my shirt, it's "sick"... Pretty cool how I started the whole wearing pink thing around here.
*an arguement starts over who started it, the person they took the piss out of before would be conviniently forgotton. Also goes for bands they took the piss out of when not popular.(Trendies are the inheriters of Orwell's Doublethink)*

^ Above are practically real examples, sadly.
by PsychoFox May 10, 2007
One who wears canvas Converse shoes and tight pants.
Matt is very trendy in his converse
by wtfroflol October 10, 2006
Anything really shitty.
Your music is trendy.
by RPierre May 31, 2005
Someone who can afford not to be a scally.. They go to decent shops to buy their clothes, such as Burton, or Topman, and pride themselves on their general appearance and the fact they will get a job that pays better than the scum that hangs around MCDonalds either being annoying and picking fights, or just working there.
Fred Perry Stripy jumper
Rockport
Baseball cap

"What you looking at?"
by AJ December 07, 2003
Word used by 'alternative' types to further shield themselves from the forbidden mainstream and put more barriers between themselves and the rest of the world.
Initially developed out of spite due to the likely verbal and physical attacks from 'chavs' or inebriated followers of mainstream activity, the term now seems to be applied with a sense of pride, to the extent of labelling and in some cases returning the verbal and physical abuse to the supposed 'trendy'.
The obvious irony in this statement is that, as is aforementioned, a select niche of society (namely, the alternative society)use this phrase almost exclusively (at least in this context) and yet they use it to somehow proclaim their individuality.
The truth, it would seem, is that it is an excuse. A way of excusing the fact that the populous don't like the way you look and the way you dress. They have their own reasons i'm sure, some well-founded, some slightly bigotted but still individual reasons that aren't incited by the media (no 'freak-bashing' music videos on MTV for example, or articles about how wrong dyeing your hair blue in the National Press). Due to this seemingly unanimous disapproval, this term is used to imply that the offending party doesn't like them because they are a trendy, and the accusing party is so out-there and hip and open-minded that the spoon-fed, publicised masses simply couldn't understand.
An element of denial is involed as well, the subculture referred to earlier has been created out of a need ot be accepted. The majority of the users of this term have not been accepted generally by their peers and seek others to share this feeling. The numbers rise and rise and before you know it, we have a group large enough to huddle together in there issues with other people and shield themselves from it with boundaries, borders, narrow-mindedness and phrases such as this.
They believe that they are doing what they do becuase they don't like what has been 'dealt' to them and are un-impressed with their peers, their government and their country in general, but that is a fantasy (too much Bad Religion can go to your head ;)). It is largely due to the fact that their extreme sense of dress WILL be accepted by a much smaller section of society, and therefore they can join the huddle. Rather like penguins.
In short, if you call someone a trendy and mean half of the emotive and spiteful definitions listed here, chances are you deserve to be treated with the same narrow-mindedness that you treat the rest of the world with.
'look at that popular brand t-shirt. That guy must be a trendy! I bet he listens to #1 song and likes #1 game and wears other popular brand'

(this can all, of course, be denoted from what the guy wears)
by Pashion October 24, 2006
To be bisexual in the 90's to 2010 range and maybe beyond. Word orginates use from various teenagers in Bayonne, NJ.
Guy1: Yea, shes just came out yesterday, she says she bi.
Girl1: Great so shes trendy.
by Ikillmyfriends October 23, 2003
Trendy males, Somebody who does not feel they need to define themselves with their music taste or fashion sense. They are nothing like Chavs or Towniesas they do not feel a hatred to all other styles (though can't say i am a personal fan of chavs or townies) and are in fact very open minded in this way. Generally middle class and will have a job too fund their way of life. They enjoy being with their friends and/or girlfriends. They are usually mature individuals who are in late education. They have no problem with socialising with any other groups and are usually peaceful people. Everybody is individual and trendys realise this and so do not feel a need to define themselves. Some may be a little too gregarious in believing they are good looking enough to play alont other females but most are just very outgoing individuals. Contrary to popular belief most do not just follow fashions but in fact are able to see if the style will suit them personally before buying. They are up to date on all the latest technology usually as they feel they as much as anyone else need a good way to listen to their music or contact their friends. Usually very vein people as they like to look the best they possibly can do.This is a UK definition not a clue about abroad. :)
Trendy girls, well thats just an entirely different definition, personally i avoid most of them.
Nick: What the Bloody hell are you wearing?
Tom: Its erm trendy??:S
Nick: You don't have a clue.
by Tybalt April 26, 2006
A Trendy, is a Chav in denial. They hang around with the hardcore Chavs, wear similar clothing, but strongly belive they are not Chavs
"Hey there you Chav!"
"I'm no Chav, im a Trendy" they reply as they pull their trackys out of their fake burbery socks
by Andy Saul July 14, 2005

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