HyperDic: xmas

English > 1 sense of the word Xmas:
NOUNtimeXmas, Christmas, Christmas Day, Dec 25a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ
English > Xmas: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningA Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland.
SynonymsChristmas, Christmas Day, Dec 25
Part ofDecember, DecThe last (12th) month of the year
Broaderfeast day, fete dayA day designated for feasting
holy day of obligationA day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
legal holiday, national holiday, public holidayauthorized by law and limiting work or official business
quarter dayA Christian holy day
CatalanNadal
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