noun \ˈkris-məs also ˈeks-məs\

Definition of XMAS

:  christmas

Origin of XMAS

X (symbol for Christ, from the Greek letter chi (X), initial of Christos Christ) + -mas (in Christmas)
First Known Use: 1551


Next Word in the Dictionary: XMLPrevious Word in the Dictionary: x–manAll Words Near: Xmas
May 30, 2015
metadata Hear it
data about other data
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears