Definition of jump on the bandwagon in English:

jump on the bandwagon

(also get on the bandwagon, climb on the bandwagon)

phrase

  • Join others in doing or supporting something fashionable or likely to be successful.

    ‘scientists and doctors alike have jumped on the bandwagon’
    • ‘Terry can also rely on Richmond's army of supporters to jump on the bandwagon if they get the sniff of success.’
    • ‘If somebody else innovates and it becomes successful they might try to buy them out or jump on the bandwagon, but if innovation threatens that guaranteed income they squash it and that's that.’
    • ‘It is a delicate dance between enticing legions of customers to jump on the bandwagon and building the capacity to support them if they actually show up.’
    • ‘Since Meg has been asking lots of questions of her readers lately, I'm going to jump on the bandwagon and ask you to join in: what's your favourite recipe?’
    • ‘With these types of economic freedoms many people will jump on the bandwagon and the projected GDP growth figures are very likely to be met.’
    • ‘But without enforced government mandates, outfitters have no incentive to jump on the bandwagon, and both workers and the environment continue to suffer.’
    • ‘Couple this with many equity-rich property owners in the UK and it becomes obvious why there has been such a rush to jump on the bandwagon and move to the mountains.’
    • ‘Since the cool girls are pimping out their favorite products in the new Amazon Beauty Store I figured I'd jump on the bandwagon and do the same.’
    • ‘Maybe if a couple more celebrities jump on the bandwagon, all of America will stop wearing bras.’
    • ‘Why not jump on the bandwagon and do something good for a cause that's near and dear to our hearts?’
    • ‘Nevertheless, he said, ‘eventually all the major retailers will jump on the bandwagon.’’
    • ‘Journalists jump on the bandwagon, and grand sketches are circulated highlighting an urban utopia complete with crisp boardwalks, fancy restaurants and the all-important water vista.’
    • ‘I pretty much ignore the critics and unfortunately I have to deal with the moochers - people who want to jump on the bandwagon and start GTG consulting firms or something.’
    • ‘The credibility and brand equity that Google enjoys is huge, and I expect them to continue to beat other search engines and advertising networks that may eventually jump on the bandwagon.’
    • ‘It means ‘I hated it, it sucked, but I'm not going to jump on the bandwagon of chin-scratching high-brow critical savagery.’’
    • ‘That means they are ready to jump on the bandwagon and honour just about anyone if it is going to be popular with the public.’
    • ‘My worry is that kids will think it's big to jump on the bandwagon and then another generation is infected.’
    • ‘Many companies may try and jump on the bandwagon, so we need to ensure the quality of his image is protected.’
    • ‘I thought somebody was going to jump on the bandwagon in Scotland, so why not me?’
    • ‘‘We don't want to jump on the bandwagon,’ he says.’