Definition of "yuletide" []

  • Yuletide is the period of several days around and including Christmas Day (noun)
  • Relating to the period of several days around and including Christmas Day (modifier)
  • Alternative spelling of Yuletide. Christmas or the Christmas season. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • A common name for the flower Camellia sasanqua native to Japan and nearby islands. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "yuletide" in a sentence
  • "The traditions of xmas as we know it are based on the pagan celebration of winter called 'yule' - hence the word yuletide in some carol i can't remember."
  • "In the Christian calendar, the period of preparation for the birth of Christ is called Advent, deriving from the Latin advenire ` to come toward. 'the word yuletide, as a synonym for the Christmas season, dates back to a heathen and then Christian period of feasting about the time of the winter solstice (December"
  • "Let's have it righ: if you want to talk about image then in comparison with many of his fellow professional he's a model professional: he doesn't sleep with prostitutes while his girlfriend is pregnant, he doesn't use the word faggot to describe homosexuals; he doesn't have affairs with team mates girlfriends; he doesn't organise christmas parties that can only be described as a yuletide brothel."
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