on the bandwagon
- An example of a bandwagon is when a sports team is winning and local fans begin to support the team.
- An example of a bandwagon is the colorful carriage that leads a circus parade.
The definition of a bandwagon is a popular cause that people join, or a wheeled mode of transportation that carries a musical act from place to place.
a decorated wagon for a band of musicians to ride in, as in a parade
Informal on the popular or apparently winning side, as in an election
- An elaborately decorated wagon used to transport musicians in a parade.
- Informal A cause or party that attracts increasing numbers of adherents: young voters climbing aboard the party's bandwagon.
- Informal A current trend: “Even brand-name [drug] companies … have jumped on the generics bandwagon” ( Beth Howard )
- Considering so many celebrities have hopped aboard the perfume bandwagon and added their names to everything from perfume to lipstick, it almost seems unbelievable that a trailblazer like Madonna would not have done it first.
- Its transition from runway to real world has been quite simple, thanks in great part to the numerous designers who have hopped on the bandwagon, designing affordable wedge booties in plentiful colors and materials.
- Some people say they would prefer to buy organics from companies that are 100 percent committed to organics, rather than those who hopped on the bandwagon when organics became more mainstream.
- You see, those that watched the show believed that Adam himself may be a little autistic, so his mom jumped on the bandwagon stating that she believes her son "…has a little Rain Man in him."
- Whether men need pantyhose for support, a layer of warmth or body shaping, all indicators suggest that more and more men who are not shemales are hopping on the legwear bandwagon.