Jump on the bandwagon

Idiom

Jump on the bandwagon

Definition

To join a popular trend or bandwagon without considering the merits or implications of following it.

Examples

She’s always jumping on the latest fashion trends

He jumped on the bandwagon and bought the newest iPhone model

Origin

United States in the early 20th century

FAQs

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What does the idiom ‘Jump on the bandwagon’ mean?

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To join a popular trend or bandwagon without considering the merits or implications of following it.

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Where did this idiom originate?

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The origin of this idiom is uncertain, but it is believed to have originated in the United States in the early 20th century.