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From zeitgeist +‎ -y


zeitgeisty (comparative zeitgeistier, superlative zeitgeistiest)

  1. (informal) Conforming to the zeitgeist, contemporary, trendy, modern
    • 2001, Dr. Peter Knight, Conspiracy Culture: From Kennedy to 'The X-Files[1], Routledge, ISBN 9780415189781, page 183:
      Behind this zeitgeisty observation, however, lies the more convincing …
    • 2008, 2009 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market[2] (Language and Arts), F+W Media, ISBN 9781582975436:
      This is the major problem of the new project that I am working on — it is so zeitgeisty that each day that passes that it is not yet fully written makes it feel more and more dated.
    • 2010, David Browne, Goodbye 20th Century[3], ReadHowYouWant, ISBN 9781458778871, page 348:
      "Sonic Youth are always zeitgeisty,” says Cafritz, “so it sounded really appealing at that moment.
    • 2011, Kim Newman, Nightmare Movies: Horror on Screen Since the 1960s[4], Bloomsbury, ISBN 9781408805039, page 173:
      ... near future corporate wars and 'the realist underground' and was eclipsed by the zeitgeistier The Matrix (1999).
    • 2010, Gideon Haigh, The Office: A Hardworking History[5], The Miegunyah Press, ISBN 9780522855562, page viii:
      Social trendspotters nodded as that zeitgeistiest of journalists, The New Yorker's Malcolm Gladwell, called for …