Christmas cracker

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "Christmas cracker":
singular Christmas cracker plural Christmas crackers British
a tube of coloured paper wrapped round a small present for Christmas. It makes a sudden sharp noise when two people pull it apart.

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  • Christmas cracker — n a tube of coloured paper that two people pull apart at Christmas in Britain for fun. It makes a loud sound as it is pulled apart, and usually contains a small toy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Christmas cracker — noun count BRITISH a tube of colored paper wrapped around a small present for Christmas. It makes a sudden sharp noise when two people pull it apart …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • Christmas cracker — noun A table decoration, in the form of a large paper sweet wrapper, constructed around a cardboard tube typically containing a paper hat, silly joke and a small novelty or toy; a pair a people pull the ends of the cracker causing an embedded… …   Wiktionary

  • Christmas cracker — noun (C) a brightly coloured tube of paper containing a small toy that two people pull at Christmas parties …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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