Definitions for bandwagonˈbændˌwæg ən
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word bandwagon
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a large ornate wagon for carrying band musicians, as in a circus.
Category: Music and Dance
Idioms for bandwagon:
climb or jump on the bandwagon,to join a party, cause, movement, etc., that appears to be gaining popular support.
Origin of bandwagon:
a popular trend that attracts growing support
"when they saw how things were going everybody jumped on the bandwagon"
a large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band
"the gaudy bandwagon led the circus parade"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a popular recent trend
the anti-war bandwagon
to support an idea because many other people do
Everyone's jumping on the save-the-environment bandwagon.
A large wagon used to carry a band of musicians in a parade.
A current movement that attracts wide support.
Origin: band + wagon, first attested 1855
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