Santa Claus

noun
San·​ta Claus | \ˈsan-tə-ˌklȯz also ˈsan-tē- \

Definition of Santa Claus 

: a plump, white-bearded, red-suited, and jolly old man in modern folklore who delivers presents to children at Christmastime

called also Santa

First Known Use of Santa Claus

1773, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Santa Claus

modification of Dutch Sinterklaas, alteration of Sint Nikolaas Saint Nicholas

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Santa Claus

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Santa Claus

: an imaginary fat man with a white beard and a red suit who gives toys to children at Christmas

Santa Claus

noun
San·​ta Claus | \ˈsan-tə-ˌklȯz \

Kids Definition of Santa Claus

: the spirit of Christmas as represented by a plump jolly old man with a white beard who is dressed in a red suit and delivers presents to good children

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