English noun: bandwagon effect
|1.||bandwagon effect (phenomenon) the phenomenon of a popular trend attracting even greater popularity|
|Samples||In periods of high merger activity there is a bandwagon effect with more and more firms seeking to engage in takeover activity.|
Polls are accused of creating a bandwagon effect to benefit their candidate.
|Broader (hypernym)||consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshot|