Christmas vs Christmasless - What's the difference?

christmas | christmasless |


As a proper noun christmas

is a widely celebrated festival commemorating the birth of jesus christ, incorporating various christian, pre-christian and secular customs.

As a noun christmas

is christmas day, the day it is celebrated, 25 december, an english quarter day.

As an adjective christmasless is

(rare) without christmas, or without the associated celebrations.

christmas

Alternative forms

* Xmas, X-mas

Proper noun

(es)
  • A widely celebrated festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, incorporating various Christian, pre-Christian and secular customs.
  • Do you celebrate Christmas ?
  • A personification of Christmas.
  • Coordinate terms

    *Mawlid

    Noun

    (es)
  • Christmas Day, the day it is celebrated, 25 December, an English quarter day.
  • This Christmas we'll open presents then go to grandma's for dinner.
  • Christmastide, the Twelve Days of Christmas, the season (traditionally from the 24th of December to the 6th of January) around the holiday.
  • (US, retailing) The period from the Friday following Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve, busy with shopping and preparations for Christmas.
  • The last three Christmases have been good for retailers.
  • (marketing, retailing) Christmas season, the end of the year period, busy with shopping and preparations for Christmas.
  • 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.

    Synonyms

    * Yule * Noel * Chrissy * Chrimble (Crimble), Crimbo (Chrimbo)

    Derived terms

    * Christmas box * Christmas cake * Christmas card * Christmas carol * Christmas club * Christmas cracker * Christmas creep * Christmas Day * Christmas Eve * Christmas Island * Christmas present * Christmas pudding * Christmassy * Christmas star * Christmas stocking * Christmastide * Christmas time * Christmas tree * Father Christmas * Merry Christmas * like turkeys voting for Christmas * Shitmas * Twelve Days of Christmas * white Christmas * X-mas/Xmas * Christmas is coming

    Descendants

    * geresma

    See also

    (associated entries) * Advent * Black Friday * Boxing Day * Christmas Eve * * Yule * Yuletide ----

    christmasless

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (rare) Without Christmas, or without the associated celebrations.