Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “Christmas tree”

Christmas tree

noun [C]    
a real or artificial fir tree that is decorated and kept in the home at ChristmasTypes of evergreen and coniferous treeObjects and decorations connected with celebrations
(Definition of Christmas tree noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of Christmas tree

Definitions of “Christmas tree” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


something that you do to prepare yourself for an activity, especially gentle exercises before a physical activity

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More