Definition of Christmas card in English:

Christmas card

noun

  • A greetings card given or sent at Christmas.

    • ‘Christmas was an occasion for tears - as no one ever sent him a Christmas card and he had to sit for hours watching other patients open their presents.’
    • ‘Her scenes were used on Christmas cards, a calendar and notelets.’
    • ‘As we spoke, she showed me a Christmas card which had been sent to her by a widow in East Sussex.’
    • ‘They have not merely sent out Christmas-themed Christmas cards, but recreated the nativity scene on the front.’
    • ‘Police had sent Christmas cards to many of Oldham's most prolific burglars warning them to spend the festive period at home.’
    • ‘The Royal Mail now moves over a billion Christmas cards each December.’
    • ‘I'd love to say that we're still in touch and she sends me Christmas cards every year but that just isn't the case.’
    • ‘I wonder if anyone noticed that I didn't send a single Christmas card.’
    • ‘For example, each year he gives a Christmas card to clients, volunteers and staff.’
    • ‘A few years ago someone mailed us a beautiful Christmas card with Mary and Jesus on the front.’
    • ‘The boys and girls were asked to design and make a Christmas card suitable for sending to senior citizens and people living alone.’
    • ‘He used to send me Christmas cards, but he finally stopped a couple of years ago.’
    • ‘Or use plain boxes and decoupage or paste recycled Christmas cards on the lid.’
    • ‘The spreadsheet can be used to help you balance your finances or keep track of who you should be sending Christmas cards to.’
    • ‘I was going to send them all a thank you card but now it's time to send Christmas cards.’
    • ‘I told Amy that my mom sends Christmas cards to people she met in the dentist office waiting room.’
    • ‘The last time I heard from him he'd sent me a Christmas card with a message saying that he'd moved, but forgot to put his new address on it!’
    • ‘In fact, you can even do away with Christmas cards altogether, unless the person you are sending it to is especially near and dear.’
    • ‘We are also urging businesses not to send Christmas cards, but instead donate money to the appeal.’
    • ‘A couple who once had to wait 12 years for a Christmas card to be delivered have experienced more postal problems.’
    greetings card, postcard, christmas card, birthday card, good luck card, get well card, sympathy card
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Pronunciation:

Christmas card

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