the holiday season

Definition of the holiday season

US

  1. :  the time from November until the beginning of January during which many holidays are celebrated How are you celebrating the holiday season?

Word by Word Definitions

holidayplay
  1. :  holy day

    :  a day on which one is exempt from work

    :  a day marked by a general suspension of work in commemoration of an event

  1. :  to take or spend a vacation or holiday (see 1holiday 2) especially in travel or at a resort :  vacation

seasonplay
  1. :  a time characterized by a particular circumstance or feature

    :  a suitable or natural time or occasion

    :  an indefinite period of time :  while

  1. :  to give (food) more flavor or zest by adding seasoning or savory ingredients

    :  to give a distinctive quality to as if by seasoning

    :  to make more agreeable


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