Meaning of Welcome Wagon in English:

Welcome Wagon


Trademark ; North American
  • A vehicle bringing gifts and samples from local merchants to newcomers in a community.

    ‘I mean, if this guy showed up in your neighborhood, you'd bring out the Welcome Wagon, right?’
    • ‘I can tell you're not from the local Chamber of Commerce or the Welcome Wagon.’
    • ‘I can't believe you signed up for the Welcome Wagon group.’
    • ‘The Welcome Wagon neighbors have poor judgment and apparently nothing to do.’
    • ‘Darlington was a town extremely serious about its Welcome Wagon responsibilities.’
    • ‘I remember moving into a new home and receiving a Welcome Wagon basket on my doorstep.’