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Boxing Day

n.
The first weekday after Christmas, celebrated as a holiday in parts of the British Commonwealth, when Christmas gifts are traditionally given to service workers.

Boxing Day

n
Brit the first day (traditionally and strictly, the first weekday) after Christmas, observed as a holiday
[C19: from the custom of giving Christmas boxes to tradesmen and staff on this day]

Box′ing Day`


n.
(in Britain, Canada, and the Commonwealth) the first weekday after Christmas, when Christmas gifts, usually in boxes, are given to employees, letter carriers, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Boxing Day - first weekday after ChristmasBoxing Day - first weekday after Christmas  
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Christmas, Christmastide, Christmastime, Noel, Yule, Yuletide - period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
Translations
اليوم التالي لعيد ميلاد المسيح
druhý vánoční svátek
anden juledag
karácsony másnapja
annar dagur jóla
druhý vianočný sviatok
Noel ertesi

Boxing Day

n (Brit) il primo giorno infrasettimanale dopo NataleSanto Stefano

box1

(boks) noun
1. a case for holding something. a wooden box; a matchbox.
2. in a theatre etc, a group of seats separated from the rest of the audience.
verb
to put (something) into boxes. Will you box these apples?
Boxing day
December 26, the day after Christmas day.
box number
a number used eg in a newspaper advertisement instead of a full address.
box office
a ticket office in a theatre, concert – hall etc. There's a queue at the box office for tonight's show.