Boxing Daynoun [ C usually singular ]uk /ˈbɒk.sɪŋ ˌdeɪ/ us /ˈbɑːk.sɪŋ ˌdeɪ/
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- I hate travelling on Boxing Day, but one must occasionally do things that one dislikes.
- I'll ask him if he had hot-cross buns—or do people eat those on Boxing Day?
- On Boxing Day a Christmas dinner was provided, consisting of turkeys, puddings, port wine, beer, etc., the orderly work being done by the N.C.O.'s, and the carving by the officers.
- The actual Christmas festivities had to be held on Christmas Eve, as we were due to go into trenches on the morning of Boxing Day.