trick-or-treating Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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trick-or-treatingnoun [U]

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an ​activity in which ​childrendress up as ​magical or ​frighteningcreatures or as ​characters from a ​story on Halloween (= 31 ​October ), and ​visit people's ​homes to ​demandsweetsgo trick-or-treating If ​children go trick-or-treating, they ​visit people's ​houses on Halloween to ​ask for ​sweets.
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