Saturday, 25th January 2014

by Joshua Gaskell

Trending, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈtrɛndɪŋ/
Etymology: < trend v. + -ing suffix, action of trend v.

Topics currently popular or the cause of much discussion on a news or social media website; also transf. useful words and phrases with which to tag a (sometimes entirely unrelated) post that might otherwise be ignored.