From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcrazecraze /kreɪz/ noun [countable] FASHIONABLEa fashion, game, type of music etc that becomes very popular for a short time SYN fadcraze for She started a craze for this type of jewellery. At that time, scooters were the latest etc craze The jogging craze began in the 1970s.
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crazeThe December quarter also will be a chance for investors to take the pulse of the Internet craze.The jogging craze began in the 1970s.Still to come ... can the new craze for step aerobics actually damage your health?Young people wanted to organise groups too or at least to enrol somewhere in the new craze.I thought his interest merely a passing craze, at the time.The man behind the craze is currently touring the country in a one man and his puppets show.Needless to say, swing has been enjoying a rebirth lately, with ordinary folk getting into the craze.What I object to is the craze for machinery, not machinery as such.latest crazeIn the fashionable Recoleta district of Buenos Aires, the latest craze is sushi.Finally, if you after, try posting your request comparing prices across shops has become the latest craze amongst shopping.What you can do Young people are often curious and like to experiment with the latest craze.The latest craze sweeping high schools and college dorms across the States is True Crime trading cards.
Origin craze (1800-1900) craze to make crazy; CRAZED