bandwagon bandwagon  /ˈbænd ˌwæ ɡən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a popular trend that attracts growing support
  2. (n) a large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band

Usage(s):

  1. DNC member Enid Goubeaux jumps on the Land of Lincolner bandwagon.
  2. The man needs image rehab, and the fact that he seems to be jumping on the Blacksburg bandwagon is, you know, gross.

News

  1. There’s room for more than Puckheads on Blackhawks bandwagon

    Well, here we are again — the occasional fans of the Chicago Blackhawks and the Puckheads who hate us. I last wrote about these two groups of hockey enthusiasts and their tenuous relationship three years ago, when the Blackhawks were in the process of winning its first Stanley Cup since The Beatles were starving artists. The bandwagon was rolling, and I invited everyone to jump on, regardless of ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Lake County News-Sun

  2. Jimmy Kimmel has some fun with bandwagon Heat fans (VIDEO)

    Jimmy Kimmel’s run of NBA comedy bits turned recently to making fun of Heat bandwagon fans and their knowledge of team members like Mu Shu Pork, Lando Calrissian, and Kofi Annan. This cracked me up, so we’re running it. By the way, a lot of you will say in the comments Kimmel’s Lie Witness News is…
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk

  3. Factbox: Big tobacco companies bet on e-cigarettes

    (Reuters) - Big tobacco companies are jumping on the e-cigarette bandwagon with a range of strategies to tap into a market that some analysts believe could eclipse traditional cigarettes in 10 years. They are competing with hundreds of smaller companies that have sprung up in the last few years to exploit the fast-growing but largely unregulated global e-smoking market, which Euromonitor ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I don't mind being in the outhouse. I don't mind being the goat. I don't mind being the villain [or] hated," Artest said. "I've been that my whole career, so it's not like it's anything new. I don't mind people jumping on the bandwagon or...
    on May 28, 2010 By: Ron Artest Source: ESPN

  2. "Let me be the latest conservative/libertarian/whatever to leap onto the Barack Obama bandwagon," Buckley writes. "It's a good thing my dear old mum and pup are no longer alive. They'd cut off my allowance. Or would they?"
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Christopher Buckley Source: KTVU.com

  3. "Anybody who's been on this field knows we're building something special," Hall said. "At the same time you either get on the bandwagon or you ain't going to be here. There's not a whole lot I'll do to try and sell him. Am I going to try?...
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: DeAngelo Hall Source: Washington Examiner (blog)

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