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The season of Christmas.


(ˈkrɪs məsˌtaɪm)

the Christmas season.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Christmastime - period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6Christmastime - period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
Boxing Day - first weekday after Christmas
Jan, January - the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice
Dec, December - the last (12th) month of the year
season - a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"


[ˈkrɪsməsˌtaɪm] nperiodo natalizio or di Natale
References in classic literature ?
Just at Christmastime I was deemed worthy to partake of the holy and heavenly sacrament at the shrine of the saint.
There is so much fun and joy in schools at Christmastime and to share this with our older members of society is a wonderful thing.
Michael Lloyd, a Grammy award-winning record producer, has enlisted more than 30 of America's best-loved recording artists to produce an outstanding collection of original and classic holiday music including Paul McCartney singing "Wonderful Christmastime," country superstars Willie Nelson contributing "Pretty Paper" and Dwight Yoakum adding "Santa Claus is Back in Town," Dionne Warwick's beautiful rendition of "O Holy Night," and stars Barry Manilow, Belinda Carlisle, Lou Rawls, and Melissa Manchester contributing other holiday favorites.
The name El Nino (Spanish for "the child") refers to the warm water's tendency to appear off South America's coast around Christmastime, ruining the region's anchovy harvest
If The Salvation Army's red kettles and ringing bells symbolize Christmastime, then it's official: The holiday season begins this Thursday, Nov.
This year, Target will also introduce a new plush toy to arrive at Christmastime.
We have just had our best ever 'Holiday Magic' program and want to thank all those who contributed toys for children in need at Christmastime.
For 20 years, she has cleaned and repaired used dolls, making them like new again as suitable gifts for children at Christmastime for Antelope Valley Hospital's New to You Thrift Shop.
Clark today addressed a rumor recently circulated that there would be no Ball home canning supplies in the future, paraphrasing the famous Christmastime editorial, "Yes, Mrs.
You think, `OK, it's time to start the season, it's Christmastime.
A Christmas Story" -- Humorist Jean Shepherd's nostalgic view of Christmastime in Indiana during the 1940s stars Peter Billingsley as nine-year-old Ralphie who has only one thing on his Christmas list: a Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-Shot Air Rifle.
Don's full beard makes him a natural to be a Santa at Christmastime.