Definition of paper chain in US English:

paper chain


  • A chain made of colored paper links and used for decorating a room, especially at Christmas.

    • ‘These streams of low-key glamour, as basic as paper chains and tinsel, convert the drabbest space into a winter wonderland.’
    • ‘Finally made my paper chains when I got home, so at least there's some evidence Christmas is on the way.’
    • ‘Home-made paper chains, cotton-wool snowmen and a few fairy lights used to be enough to dress a Christmas tree, but now we need more of a wow factor.’
    • ‘Three classes created sparkly stars, wrapped presents, paper chains and balls.’
    • ‘I don't mind that she insists on cleaning the house, putting up a tree, or hanging paper chains around the walls, because that's in the spirit of things.’


paper chain

/ˈpāpər CHān/