Definitions for bandwagonˈbændˌwæg ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bandwagon(noun)

    a popular trend that attracts growing support

    "when they saw how things were going everybody jumped on the bandwagon"

  2. bandwagon(noun)

    a large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band

    "the gaudy bandwagon led the circus parade"


  1. bandwagon(Noun)

    A large wagon used to carry a band of musicians in a parade.

  2. bandwagon(Noun)

    A current movement that attracts wide support.

  3. Origin: band + wagon, first attested 1855

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alan Patricof:

    There are a lot of people who perhaps didn't know her as well before who are all set to jump on the bandwagon.

  2. Scott Wren:

    Some of this may be due to people continuing to jump on the bandwagon even after the shares have sold off, and could be a contrarian signal.

  3. Jappreet Sethi:

    The IT companies, they will see the first wave of revolution, once you see IT picking it up, and the other players will probably get onto the bandwagon.

  4. Chris Stirling:

    The consumer arms of pharma companies are going to have to look at this area hard because there is so much public interest, they need to get on the bandwagon.

  5. Maxwell Teedzai:

    There are no jobs and children are not going to school. They are all coming here to earn a living, women too have joined the bandwagon. The situation is really bad.

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