Christ·​mas·​tide ˈkris-məs-ˌtīd How to pronounce Christmastide (audio)
: the festival season from Christmas Eve till after New Year's Day or especially in England till Epiphany

Examples of Christmastide in a Sentence

may everyone be filled with peace and joy, this Christmastide!

Word History

First Known Use

1590, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Christmastide was in 1590

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Cite this Entry

“Christmastide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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Christ·​mas·​tide ˈkris-mə-ˈstīd How to pronounce Christmastide (audio)
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