Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An elaborately decorated wagon used to transport musicians in a parade.
  • noun Informal A cause or party that attracts increasing numbers of adherents.
  • noun Informal A current trend.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

band +‎ wagon, 1855.

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