verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for wagon
- again drinking alcoholic beverages after a period of abstinence: His failure to show up at work is one more sign that he’s fallen off the wagon again.
- returning to an unhealthy or bad habit: I’m usually on a diet, but sometimes I go off my wagon.
Origin of wagon
OTHER WORDS FROM wagonwag·on·less, adjective
Words nearby wagon
Example sentences from the Web for wagon
He would reach Miami two days later, hopping 24 rides from drivers that included a pastor, a gun-toting salesman and a mom-driven station wagon with six clamoring kids in the back.Thumbs up for three new books that capture hitchhiking’s adventurous spirit|Jen Rose Smith|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
These wagon wheels are one of the most popular puffed wheat snacks sold at street snack carts, raspados carts, and even at cantinas, or centros botaneros.
The base resembled a wagon circle of armored vehicles with some razor wire strung around them.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night|Nathan Bradley Bethea|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After a week passed in which Lohan ignores Johnson, the star confessed to “screwing up” and falling off the wagon.Lindsay Lohan Reveals Miscarriage: The Most Shocking Moments From 'Lindsay'|Kevin Fallon|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More than anything, party elites want to hitch their wagon to someone who can win, and someone they can trust.
“Early on, back when [de Blasio] was just on the school board, we saw him as someone we could hitch our wagon to,” Cantor said.Bill de Blasio Mayoral Win Signals Working Families Party Ascendancy|David Freedlander|November 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Eventually, when the count inside the wagon reached about 35, they took off.Egypt’s Government Thugs Beat Me Up at the Rabaa Sit-In|Mike Giglio|August 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"A good steerer could have slipped past that wagon, I guess," he said slowly.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk
We then walked another half-mile to a farmhouse, where a horse and wagon were procured.Dynamite Stories|Hudson Maxim
Then all was quiet in the wagon, and only the night wind moving round it.A Waif of the Plains|Bret Harte
She had helped pull the wagon all this way, but she would not share the home they were to have at the end of the Trail.The Lost Wagon|James Arthur Kjelgaard
How great was her delight to see a goat, and two cunning little kids, cuddling down on the hay at the bottom of the wagon!Minnie's Pet Horse|Madeline Leslie
British Dictionary definitions for wagon (1 of 2)
Derived forms of wagonwagonless or waggonless, adjective
Word Origin for wagon
British Dictionary definitions for wagon (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with wagon
see fix someone's wagon; hitch one's wagon; on the bandwagon; on the wagon.