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1. An elaborately decorated wagon used to transport musicians in a parade.
2. Informal A cause or party that attracts increasing numbers of adherents: young voters climbing aboard the party's bandwagon.
3. Informal A current trend: "Even brand-name [drug] companies ... have jumped on the generics bandwagon" (Beth Howard).
1. US a wagon, usually high and brightly coloured, for carrying the band in a parade
2. jump on the bandwagon climb on the bandwagon get on the bandwagon to join or give support to a party or movement that seems to be assured of success
a large ornate wagon for carrying band musicians, as in a circus.Idioms:
climb or jump on the bandwagon, to join a party, cause, movement, etc., that appears to be gaining popular support.
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|Noun||1.||bandwagon - a popular trend that attracts growing support; "when they saw how things were going everybody jumped on the bandwagon"|
|2.||bandwagon - a large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band; "the gaudy bandwagon led the circus parade"|