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Christmas Words: List of 40+ Interesting Christmas Vocabulary

Christmas Words: List of 40+ Interesting Christmas Vocabulary

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Christmas Words! In this lesson, you will find typical words and expressions that people use when talking about Christmas in English with useful ESL infographic.

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Christmas Words

Christmas vocabulary word list:

  • Christmas tree
  • Star
  • Lights
  • Ornament
  • Santa Claus
  • Mrs. Claus
  • Sleigh
  • Reindeer
  • Rudolph
  • North Pole
  • Elf
  • Toys
  • Present
  • Wreath
  • Holly
  • Candle
  • Singing
  • Christmas stocking
  • Gingerbread
  • Peppermint
  • Cookie
  • Candy cane
  • Bells
  • Christmas hat
  • Card
  • Poinsettia
  • Chimney
  • Family
  • Snowman
  • Christmas pudding
  • Turkey
  • Snowglobe
  • Christmas cracker
  • Wrapping paper
  • Fireplace
  • Christmas carol
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmastide
  • Chestnuts
  • Tinsel


Embrace the wintry spirit with this Christmas vocabulary word list.

Christmas tree

A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer, such as a spruce, pine or fir, or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas, originating in Northern Europe. The tree was traditionally decorated with “roses made of colored paper, apples, wafers, tinsel and sweetmeats”.

Santa Claus

Santa Claus, also known as Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick is a legendary character originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved children on the night of Christmas Eve (24 December) or during the early morning hours of Christmas Day (25 December).


“Ornament” is another word for “decoration,” and in the context of Christmas, it is specifically a decoration used to adorn a Christmas tree.

Christmas stocking

A Christmas stocking is an empty sock or sock-shaped bag that is hung on Christmas Eve so that Saint Nicholas  can fill it with small toys, candy, fruit, coins or other small gifts when he arrives. These small items are often referred to as stocking stuffers or stocking fillers.


This species are evergreen or deciduous trees, shrubs, and climbers from tropics to temperate zones worldwide. The common European holly is used in Christmas decorations and cards.


A snowman is an anthropomorphic snow sculpture often built in regions with sufficient snowfall. Common accessories include branches for arms and a rudimentary smiley face, with a carrot used for a nose. Clothing, such as a hat or scarf, may be included.

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Christmas Words


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