Christmas Eve


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Christmas Eve

n.
1. The evening before Christmas.
2. The day before Christmas.

Christmas Eve

n
the evening or the whole day before Christmas Day

Christ′mas Eve′


n.
the evening or the day preceding Christmas.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Christmas Eve - the day before ChristmasChristmas Eve - the day before Christmas    
holiday - a day on which work is suspended by law or custom; "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
Translations
Štědrý denŠtědrý den/večerŠtědrý večer
juleaften
jouluaatto
nuit de Noëlréveillon de Noëlveille de Noël
Badnjak
szentestekarácsonyéjkarácsonyestkarácsonyeste
aðfangadagskvöldaîfangadagskvöld
クリスマスイブ
크리스마스 이브
štedrý deň
julaftonjulaftons kvälljulaftonskväll
คืนก่อนวันคริสต์มาส
Đêm Giáng Sinh

Christmas Eve

nla vigilia di Natale

Christmas

(ˈkrisməs) noun
an annual festival in memory of the birth of Christ, held on December 25, Christmas Day.
Christmas Eve
December 24.
ˈChristmas-tree noun
a (usually fir) tree on which decorations and Christmas gifts are hung.

Christmas Eve

عَشِيَّة عِيد الـمِيلَاد Štědrý den juleaften Heiligabend Παραμονή Χριστουγέννων Nochebuena jouluaatto veille de Noël Badnjak vigilia di Natale クリスマスイブ 크리스마스 이브 kerstavond julaften Wigilia Bożego Narodzenia véspera de Natal Рождественский сочельник julafton คืนก่อนวันคริสต์มาส Noel arifesi Đêm Giáng Sinh 平安夜
References in classic literature ?
Weller,' replied Emma; 'we always have on Christmas Eve.
By the time we had placed the cold, fresh-smelling little tree in a corner of the sitting-room, it was already Christmas Eve.
It gave him goose-flesh to think of the season's aggressive cheerfulness, and in his desire to avoid the obvious he determined to travel on Christmas Eve.
He found a crooked sixpence under the hearth-rug; and upon Christmas Eve he and Hunca Munca stuffed it into one of the stockings of Lucinda and Jane.
On Christmas eve, accordingly, they began their rude fetes and rejoicings.
It was not Christmas Eve then, but it came into his head to play a trick upon the bull.
Once upon a time -- of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve -- old Scrooge sat busy in his counting-house.
Why, don't I see you every Christmas Eve, when you're asleep?
The day was fine and bright; the first skim of snow had fallen on Christmas Eve and made the world beautiful; the harbor was still open and glittering.
Marilla knew all the following fortnight that Matthew had something on his mind, but what it was she could not guess, until Christmas Eve, when Mrs.
The red berries were just as abundant on the holly, and he and Maggie had dressed all the windows and mantlepieces and picture-frames on Christmas eve with as much taste as ever, wedding the thick-set scarlet clusters with branches of the black-berried ivy.
Perhaps it was not entirely the devil's fault, for Captain Dettmar, privily cherishing a quart of whisky for many weeks, had selected Christmas Eve for broaching it.