What does bandwagon mean?

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


  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. Hojgard Hansen:

    I believe more and more countries will jump on the bandwagon when they see the benefits.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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