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Meaning of “Trick or treat!” - Learner’s Dictionary

Trick or treat!

something that children say on Halloween (= a holiday on 31 October), when they dress to look frightening and visit people's houses to ask for sweetsChildren's gamesSpecific holidays and festivalsReligious festivals
go trick or treating
If children go trick or treating, they visit people's houses on Halloween to ask for sweets.Children's gamesSpecific holidays and festivalsReligious festivals
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