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What does "jump on the bandwagon" mean?

Vocabulary Word: jump on the bandwagon

1. Definition (expr.) do the same thing as everyone else; follow what most people do

Examples Many people say Beautiful Mind is the best movie this year. I liked it, but I’m not going to jump on the bandwagon. I thought Lord of the Rings was much better.

Examples I’m giving up bread. I’ve decided to jump on the bandwagon for low-carb diets.

Examples If this politician is going to win the election, he’ll need a lot more people to jump on the bandwagon and vote for him!

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