festive season

  1. the period immediately leading up to Christmas and ending just after New Year

Words Nearby festive season

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

How to use festive season in a sentence

  • How glad I am when the festive season draws to a close, and the last petitioner for Christmas-boxes goes on his way rejoicing.

  • Let us hope that at Christmas, or some other festive season, you may have to dress a fowl or turkey for your dinner.

  • Several of the villagers passed along the road, more or less merry in honour of the festive season.

    A Woman's Burden | Fergus Hume
  • New year of 1842 found him at home in Nauvoo enjoying with his family and friends the festive season.

    Wilford Woodruff | Matthias F. Cowley
  • The postal-parcel work is also very heavy at the festive season.