Christmastime

noun Christ·mas·time \ -ˌtīm \

Examples of christmastime in a Sentence

  1. there are always lots of lights on the neighborhood's houses around Christmastime

First Known Use of christmastime

1607

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Related Words

Advent;

Christmas, nativity, Xmas, yule;


CHRISTMASTIME Defined for English Language Learners

Christmastime

Definition of Christmastime for English Language Learners

  • : the time of year when people get ready for and celebrate Christmas : Christmas day and the days and weeks before it



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