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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The website sends you your Mii through your Wii ID, but you can still use the service if you haven't been able to find a Wii in stock or just haven't jumped on the Wii bandwagon.
- That doesn't mean you should jump on the bandwagon; long-term success rates aren't very good, and any current customer/user who get spam from you may be less than thrilled.