Meaning of “Christmas pudding” in the English Dictionary


"Christmas pudding" in English

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Christmas puddingnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌkrɪs.məs ˈpʊd.ɪŋ/ us /ˌkrɪs.məs ˈpʊd.ɪŋ/ UK

Examples from literature

  • At the hotel I put up holly and mistletoe, and produced from my trunks a real Christmas pudding that my mother had made. 
  • Christmas had been slightly anticipated by Gibson, who said he had made and cooked a Christmas pudding, and that it was now ready for the table. 
  • Christmas puddings came from England. 
  • Emily knew that she herself as a baby had been carried into this very kitchen to stir the Christmas pudding. 

(Definition of “Christmas pudding” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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