Chrismukkah

Pronunciations

chrismukkah (CHRIS-moo-kuh) listen
chrismukkah (CHRIS-muh-kuh) listen

Definitions

  • n. "Chrismukkah is a pop-culture portmanteau neologism referring to the merging of the holidays of Christianity's Christmas and Judaism's Hanukkah." (Wikipedia)

Example Sentences

  • Chrismukkah is only a month away. Let's go shopping!

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • English

Etymology

  • a blend of Christmas and Chanukah popularized by the TV show "The O.C." in 2003.

    • Who Uses This

      • Ethnic: Jews whose Jewish identity is primarily ethnic
      • Children of mixed marriage

      Regions

      • North America
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      Christmukkah, Chrismukah, Chrismuka

Notes

  • See a scene from The O.C. about Chrismukkah: source

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