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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An elaborately decorated wagon used to transport musicians in a parade.
  • n. Informal A cause or party that attracts increasing numbers of adherents: young voters climbing aboard the party's bandwagon.
  • n. Informal A current trend: "Even brand-name [drug] companies . . . have jumped on the generics bandwagon” ( Beth Howard).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large wagon used to carry a band of musicians in a parade.
  • n. A current movement that attracts wide support.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A popular trend that attracts growing support.
  • n. A large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wagon arranged to accommodate a band of musicians. It is generally large and ornate, with the seats along the sides.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a popular trend that attracts growing support
  • n. a large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band

Etymologies

band +‎ wagon, 1855. (Wiktionary)

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