Definition of Yuletide in English:

Yuletide

noun

  • archaic term for christmas
    • ‘Officers have designed an unusual Yuletide card for wanted offenders who have so far avoided arrest for offences from breach of bail to theft.’
    • ‘I am all for ambition but Lowe comes bearing more messages than a Yuletide postman.’
    • ‘All of us tend to think of port as a Yuletide tipple but we should consider it as an option at other times.’
    • ‘I have tried to cover all eventualities, to keep you and yours brimming with festive cheer throughout Yuletide.’
    • ‘Landlord Ian Overend identified a number of suspects in the Yuletide kidnap case, but has yet to come up with proof.’
    • ‘I'm considering having an old-fashioned Yuletide, and giving everyone the heartwarming present of an orange and a piece of coal, wrapped inside an old sock.’
    • ‘Anna had been under the impression that Leina liked the Yuletide season.’
    • ‘Preparations started for the Yuletide event as early as March.’
    • ‘My first experience as a Yuletide performer was crooning Away in a Manger in my nursery-school Nativity play.’
    • ‘The situation is getting worse and as the Yuletide season approaches, the traffic build up on this street is unbearable.’
    • ‘Well done to all in an official or voluntary capacity who remained on duty or on call over the Yuletide period.’
    • ‘For those singletons who face a solo Yuletide with dread, gorging yourself on ten chocolate advent calendars at once is definitely not the answer.’
    • ‘Me and mine are the worst Yuletide planners in the world.’
    • ‘Fly to the Costa del Sol next weekend for £99, and return in time for the Yuletide celebrations.’
    • ‘Aberdeen, sitting prettily in third place, must have expected to begin their Yuletide party here.’
    • ‘Yuletide always ends up an anti-climax, resembling a period of mourning for the loss of what once was, rather than a fun and celebratory period.’
    • ‘If our Yuletide values are in terminal decline, I would say Mr. Tweed Jacket is as guilty as anybody.’
    • ‘If you don't like shops that start their Yuletide stuff in November, boycott them.’
    • ‘To avoid a cut-price Yuletide, stores have kept stocks low.’
    • ‘This Christmas, thousands of couples like you and your girlfriend will rediscover each other with the help of the Yuletide brandy.’

Pronunciation:

Yuletide

/ˈjuːltʌɪd/