Christmas Vocabulary Word List: Useful Christmas Terms with Examples and Pictures 1

Christmas Vocabulary Word List: Useful Christmas Terms with Examples and Pictures

Christmas Words! Christmas is a Christian holiday that refers to the birth of Jesus , and a cultural holiday for non-Christians. In this lesson, we are going to learn a List of useful Christmas vocabulary words with pictures and examples.

Christmas terms

Christmas Words List

Words That Start With A

Advent
Angel
Artificial tree

Words That Start With B

Bells
Berry
Bethlehem
Birth
Blizzard
Blustery
Boots
Bough
Bow
Box

Words That Start With C

Candle
Candy
Candy cane
Cap
Card
Carolers
Caroling
Carols
Celebrate
Celebration
Ceremony
Charity
Chestnuts
Chill
Chilly
Chimney
Christmas
Christmas card
Christmas carol
Christmas Eve
Christmas tree
Christmas tree stand
Christmastide
Cider
Coal
Cold
Cookie
Creche

Words That Start With D

December 25
Decorate
Decorations
Display

Words That Start With E

Eggnog
Elf
Elves
Eve
Evergreen
Exchange

Words That Start With F

Family
Family reunion
Father Christmas
Feast
Feliz Navidad
Festival
Festive
Fir
Fireplace
Firewood
Frankincense
Frosty
Frosty the Snowman
Fruitcake

Words That Start With G

Garland
Gift
Gift-giving
Gingerbread
Gingerbread house
Gingerbread man
Gingerbread woman
Give
Gold
Goodwill
Goose
Green
Greetings
Guest

Words That Start With H

Happy
Holiday
Holly
Hope
Hot chocolate
Hot cider
Hug

Words That Start With I

Ice skates
Icicle
Icy
Ivy

Words That Start With J

Jack Frost
Jesus
Jingle bells
Jolly
Joy
Joyeux Noel
Joyful

Words That Start With K

Kings
Krampus
Kris Kringle

Words That Start With L

Lights
List
Log
Love

Words That Start With M

Manger
Merry
Merry Christmas
Mince pie
Mistletoe
Mittens
Myrrh

Words That Start With N

Nativity
Naughty
Nice
Nippy
Noel
North Pole
Nutcracker

Words That Start With O

Occasion
Ornaments

Words That Start With P

Package
Pageant
Parade
Partridge
Party
Pie
Pine tree
Pinecone
Plum pudding
Poinsettia
Popcorn string
Presents

Words That Start With R

Receive
Red
Reindeer
Rejoice
Reunion
Ribbon
Ritual
Rudolph

Words That Start With S

Saint Nicholas
Sales
Santa Claus
Santa’s elves
Santa’s helpers
Santa’s list
Santa’s workshop
Scarf
Scrooge
Season
Season’s greetings
Shopping
Skate
Sled
Sleigh
Sleigh bells
Snow
Snowball
Snowbound
Snowfall
Snowflake
Snowman
Snowy
Socks
Spirit
St. Nick
Star
Stocking
Stocking stuffer
Sugarplum
Sweater

Words That Start With T

Tidings
Tinsel
Toboggan
Togetherness
Toy
Tradition
Tree
Trimming
Trips
Turkey

Words That Start With U

Unwrap

Words That Start With V

Vacation
Visit

Words That Start With W

Wassail
Winter
Wintertime
Wintry
Wise men
Wish
Wonder
Workshop
Wrap
Wrapping paper
Wreath

Words That Start With X

Xmas

Words That Start With Y

Yule
Yule log
Yuletide

Christmas Terms with Examples

Advent Meaning: the arrival of someone or something important

EX: People are much better informed since the advent of the computer.

Advent Meaning: the coming (or second coming) of Jesus Christ; the month leading up to Christmas
Angel Meaning: a spiritual being acting as a messenger of God (usually shown as a human being with wings)

EX: An angel came from on high.

Berry Meaning: a small round fruit

EX: This kind of jam is made of berry.

Bethlehem Meaning: the small town in the Middle East believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ

EX: Thousands of Christian pilgrims converged on Bethlehem to celebrate Christmas Eve.

Candle Meaning: a cylinder of wax with a central wick (like string) which burns to produce light

EX:  It’s better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Chimney Meaning: a vertical pipe in a house that allows smoke and gases to escape from a fireplace (Father Christmas traditionally enters a house through its chimney)

EX: He believes Santa Claus comes in through the chimney.

Christ Meaning:  the title of Jesus (also used as His name)

EX: Actually Christmas Day is not the day on which Jesus Christ was born.

Christian Meaning: a person who believes in Christianity; also an adjective

EX: Christmas is one of the Christian festivals.

Christianity Meaning: the religion based on the teachings and person of Jesus Christ

EX:  The cross is the symbol of Christianity.

Christmas Meaning: the annual Christian festival celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ (Christmas Day is on 25 December)

EX: Christmas comes but once a year.

Christmas Cake Meaning: a rich fruit cake covered with white icing, eaten at Christmas

EX: It’s a time of happiness and Santa, tinsel and bright package, fairly lights and Christmas cake.

Christmas Card Meaning: a greetings card that people send to friends and family at Christmas

EX: She sent me a Christmas card.

Christmas Carol Meaning: a religious song or popular hymn that people sing at Christmas

EX: The bells chimed a Christmas carol.

Christmas Day Meaning: 25 December, the birthday of Jesus Christ

EX: I always spend Christmas Day with my family.

Christmas Eve Meaning: the evening or day before Christmas Day (24 December)

EX: We go to my parents’ on Christmas Eve.

Christmas Holidays Meaning: the holiday period for about a week before and after Christmas Day

EX: He always visits her during the Christmas holidays, and once or twice during the rest of the year.

Christmas Present Meaning: a gift or present given at Christmas

EX: She lets her son select his own Christmas present.

Christmas Tree Meaning: an evergreen tree (often a spruce) that people decorate with lights and ornaments at Christmas

EX: Gifts were piled under the Christmas tree.

Cracker Meaning: a decorated paper tube that makes a sharp noise (“crack!”) and releases a small toy when two people pull it apart

EX:  “Cracker Jacks” are a snack with a long history in American popular culture.

Decoration Meaning: something that adds beauty; ornament

EX: The decoration on the cake was a work of art.

Egg-nog Meaning: a traditional Christmas drink made of alcohol with beaten eggs and milk

EX:  Joan: No way! Have a glass of egg-nog instead.

Father Christmas Meaning: an imaginary being who brings presents for children on the night before Christmas Day (also known as Santa Claus) – traditionally an old man with a red suit and white beard

EX: He dressed himself up as Father Christmas.

Fireplace Meaning: a partly enclosed space in a house where people light a fire for warmth

EX: He is reading beside the fireplace.

Frankincense Meaning: a gum used for incense, one of the gifts that the three wise men gave to Jesus

EX: For her massage, she chose a blend of frankincense, rose and cedarwood.

Gold Meaning: a yellow precious metal, one of the gifts that the three wise men gave to Jesus

EX: Fire is the test of gold, adversity of friendship.

Holly Meaning: an evergreen plant with prickly dark green leaves and red berries

EX: The hall was decked with holly for the Christmas.

Jesus Meaning: the name of Christ, the central figure of Christianity (believed by Christians to be the Son of God)
Joseph Meaning: the husband of Mary (the mother of Jesus)
Magi Meaning: the wise men from the East who brought gifts for the baby Jesus

EX: One of his most popular is a Christmas tale called The Gift of the Magi.

Manger Meaning: a trough for food for horses or cattle (used by Mary as a cradle or bed for Jesus)

EX: The horses were crunching their straw at their manger.

Mary Meaning: the mother of Jesus
Mistletoe Meaning: a parasitic plant with white berries, traditionally used as a Christmas decoration

EX: The mistletoe plant is a parasite on trees.

Myrrh Meaning: a gum used for perfume or incense, one of the gifts that the three wise men gave to Jesus

EX: I have sprinkled my bed With myrrh, aloes and cinnamon.

Nativity Meaning: the birth of a person

EX: The children always perform a nativity play every Christmas.

The Nativity Meaning: the birth of Jesus Christ

EX: They admired the tableau of the Nativity.

Nativity Play Meaning: a play that people perform at Christmas based on the birth of Jesus

EX: The children always perform a nativity play every Christmas.

New year Meaning: the start of a year; the period just before and after 1 January
New Year’s Day Meaning: 1 January
New Year’s Eve Meaning: 31 December
Ornament Meaning: an object that adds beauty to something; a decoration

EX: The flowers were put on the table for ornament.

Present Meaning: a thing given to somebody as a gift.

EX: She lets her son select his own Christmas present.

Reindeer Meaning: a deer with large antlers found in some cold climates (believed to pull the sleigh for Santa Claus or Father Christmas)

EX:  Father Christmas travels in a sleigh pulled by reindeer.

Santa Claus Meaning: an imaginary being who brings presents for children on the night before Christmas Day (also known as Father Christmas) – traditionally an old man with a red suit and white beard (Santa Claus may be based in part on the historical figure of Saint Nicholas.)

EX:  Go to sleep quickly or Santa Claus won’t come!

Shepherd Meaning: a person who looks after sheep

EX: The shepherd is bringing his flock down from the hills.

Sleigh Meaning: a sledge or light cart on runners pulled by horses or reindeer over snow and ice

EX:  They travelled across the snow in a sleigh.

Snow Meaning: water vapour from the sky that falls as white flakes and covers the ground

EX: Snow showers are likely tomorrow.

Star Meaning: a bright point in the night sky which is a large, distant incandescent body like the sun

EX: Sirius is the brightest star in the sky.

The star of Bethlehem Meaning: the star that announced the birth of Jesus and guided the wise men to find Him
Tinsel Meaning: a decoration consisting of thin strips of shiny metal foil, traditionally used at Christmas

EX: a Christmas tree strung with tinsel,candles,presents,etc.

Turkey Meaning: a bird like a large chicken, traditionally eaten at Christmas

EX: In keeping with tradition, they always have turkey on Christmas Day.

White Christmas Meaning: a Christmas with snow on the ground

EX: Noreen was hoping for a white Christmas but she was going to be disappointed.

Xmas Meaning: abbreviation or informal term for Christmas

EX: Happy Xmas to all our customers.

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