Bandwagon meaning

băndwăgən
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.

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.

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(figuratively) A current movement that attracts wide support.
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An elaborately decorated wagon used to transport musicians in a parade.
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(informal) A cause or party that attracts increasing numbers of adherents.

Young voters climbing aboard the party's bandwagon.

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(informal) A current trend.
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A decorated wagon for a band of musicians to ride in, as in a parade.
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A large wagon used to carry a band of musicians in a parade.
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on the bandwagon
  • on the popular or apparently winning side, as in an election
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

on the bandwagon

Origin of bandwagon