Learner's definition of WAGON
1 : a vehicle with four wheels that is used for carrying heavy loads or passengers and that is usually pulled by animals (such as horses) 2 : a small, low vehicle with four wheels that children play with 4 British : a railway car that carries goods
circle the/your wagonschiefly US, informal
: to gather a group of people together in order to protect them from being attacked — usually used figuratively
hitch your wagon tochiefly US, informal
: to rely on (someone or something) for success
on/off the wagoninformal
◊ A person who is on the wagon has stopped drinking alcohol.
A person who had stopped drinking alcohol but has started again has fallen off the wagon.