What does bandwagon mean?

Definitions for bandwagonˈbændˌwæg ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bandwagon.

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"

Wiktionary

  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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bandwagon in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bandwagon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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. Anuj Somany:

    Raise own standard before joining a bandwagon led by a person who provokes the people to raise hand in support of someone or something.

  3. 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.

  4. Cheng Taining:

    These weird buildings are too alienated from basic architectural norms and... have become super-sized art installations that jump on the desire and vanity bandwagon.

  5. Jennifer Owens:

    They are all watching, and they are all making changes. It's a great bandwagon for them to jump on, the bandwagon has to include things like corporate culture. There needs to be more than a big number on paper.

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