1. period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6

Similar word(s): christmastide, christmastime, noel, yule, yuletide

Definition categories: time, season

2. a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland

Similar word(s): xmas

Definition categories: time

Sentences with christmas as a noun:

- This Christmas we'll open presents then go to grandma's for dinner.

- The last three Christmases have been good for retailers.

- The Christmas shoppers spent less this December, than last year, but our store will probably see just as many returned items during the twelve days of Christmas.