Boxing Day

noun

Definition of Boxing Day

:the first weekday after Christmas observed as a legal holiday in parts of the Commonwealth of Nations and marked by the giving of Christmas boxes to service workers (such as postal workers)

First Known Use of boxing day

1747


BOXING DAY Defined for English Language Learners

Boxing Day

noun

Definition of Boxing Day for English Language Learners

  • : a holiday that is celebrated especially in England and Canada on the first day after Christmas that is not a Sunday


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