care package


care package

noun

: a package of useful or enjoyable items (such as candy or baked goods) that is sent or given as a gift to someone who is away from home

Full Definition of CARE PACKAGE

:  a package of useful or pleasurable items that is sent or given as a gift to another (as a college student)

Origin of CARE PACKAGE

from CARE package, a charity parcel sent to needy Europeans after World War II
First Known Use: 1962

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