Yuletide vs Advent - What's the difference?

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Yuletide is a synonym of advent.


As nouns the difference between yuletide and advent

is that yuletide is christmas or the christmas season while advent is coming; coming to; approach; arrival.

yuletide

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Christmas or the Christmas season.
  • A common name for the flower native to Japan and nearby islands.
  • Synonyms

    * (Christmas season) Christmastide * (Camellia sasanqua) sasanqua

    advent

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Coming; coming to; approach; arrival.
  • * Young
  • Death's dreadful advent
  • * 1853 , , "Bartleby, the Scrivener," in Billy Budd, Sailor and Other Stories'', New York: Penguin, 1968; reprinted 1995 as ''Bartleby , ISBN 0146000129, p. 3:
  • At the period just preceding the advent of Bartleby, I had two persons as copyists in my employment, and a promising lad as an office-boy.
  • (religion, Christianity, always capitalized) See Advent.
  • Synonyms

    * (coming) arrival, approach, oncome, onset