Definition of bandwagon in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbandwaɡən


1(Especially formerly) a wagon used for carrying a band in a parade or procession: the colourful bandwagon was later purchased for use in circus parades
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  • He says a bit in his defence and then carries on on his bandwagon.
  • When I spoke to Declan on Wednesday evening, he was in the processing of finalizing a deal for the new bandwagon.
  • We must not reward them by jumping on any of their various bandwagons.
2An activity or cause that has suddenly become fashionable or popular: companies sought to strengthen their share prices by jumping on the dot-com bandwagon they would not climb aboard the bandwagon of every fashionable social issue
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  • Apart from the integrated oil outfits, lots of other businesses are now climbing on board the environmental bandwagon.
  • FOXY BROWN is the latest member of the hip hop contingent to jump on the fashion bandwagon.
  • One thing Clinic could never be accused of is copying anyone's sound or jumping aboard the latest fashionable bandwagon.

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