Christmas is one of the most celebrated times of the year, and everyone loves participating in the season’s joy, love, and cheer. Enjoy time with the family this holiday season and learn about the many things that make the holiday season a time for festivities and celebration. While enjoying time with family and friends and sharing in all the fun, excitement, food, and gifts, teach others about the many things associated with the Christmas season.
Take time to learn more about Christmas this holiday season, starting with the letter A. It is a fun way to learn together and celebrate the holiday season.
List of Christmas Words That Start With A
Here’s a list of Christmas words that begin with the letter A, including their meanings:
A feeling or memory, such as Christmas memories, that last a long time.
Example: His abiding love for Christmas takes him back to his childhood every time he places his favorite ornament on the tree.
They exist in large quantities or have plenty of something, such as many presents, food, love, and holiday cheer.
Example: The kids woke up Christmas morning to find an abundant amount of presents left by Santa.
The action of consenting to receive something, such as a Christmas gift, or undertake something offered.
Example: Her acceptance of Joe’s Christmas present made her feel obligated to give him a gift.
Recognizing the fact or importance of something and accepting the truth, such as remembering Christmas, is a holiday of great significance to many. It also means expressing gratitude for something, such as a gift.
Example: He acknowledged the gift he received from his brother and expressed how much he loved it.
It is the acquisition and gradual gathering of something or a mass quantity of something, such as she had an accumulation of Christmas snow globes.
Example: Johnny already had an accumulation of LEGO, and he feared he would not receive any new ones for Christmas.
To have deep love and respect for someone or something or to worship something or someone.
Example: Their adoration for Jesus filled their hearts with joy, especially during Christmas.
To make something more beautiful or visually attractive, such as decorating for Christmas.
Example: Beautifully wrapped Christmas presents adorned the room, lifting everyone’s spirits.
Excessive admiration or praise, as in complementing someone’s cooking or job well done.
Example: Everyone in the family deeply admires their mother’s Christmas dinner cooking.
Expecting the arrival of a significantly important person, thing, or event, such as Christmas or the second coming of Jesus Christ. It can also mean the period starting four Sundays before Christmas and is observed as a season of fasting and prayer.
Example: The advent of the Christmas season has everyone singing, cheering, praying, and enjoying everything associated with the holiday.
Being at ease in talking to others and having a friendliness mannerism, such as being a host or hostess for holiday parties.
Example: Joe and Cyntia are always gracious Christmas party hosts smiling, affable, and polite.
A feeling of kindness, fondness, or liking, such as having a fondness for another person.
Example: Sharon felt affection toward the volunteers helping families during the Christmas holiday.
A spontaneous liking or sympathy for someone or something, such as having a natural fondness for snowmen or elves.
Example: She always had an affinity for penguins, and they make the perfect decoration during the Christmas season.
Having your mouth wide open, especially when feeling surprised or in a state of wonder, such as having your mouth open in awe when looking at the buddy shopping malls during the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season.
Example: Both the kids stood frozen with their mouths agape when they saw all the presents left for them under the tree on Christmas Day morning.
Glittering with reflective light, as from a Christmas tree or other holiday decorations.
Example: The home’s windows were aglitter from all the lights on their Christmas tree.
Bright light or reflection which is glowing extremely bright.
Example: The Christmas tree start was all aglow on top of the tree, shining bright for all to see.
Pledging loyalty or commitment as a subordinate to a superior individual, group, or cause.
Example: Before working in the Christmas workshop, the elves must prove their allegiance to Santa Claus.
Being powerfully and mysteriously attractive and seductive, such as being attracted to the treat table during a Christmas party.
Example: The layout of the chocolates at the Christmas party was very alluring, and I had difficulty staying away.
An unselfish person whose actions express concern about the welfare of others, such as someone who works to help the homeless or people in need, especially during the Christmas season.
Example: Cynthia is such an altruist I can barely keep up with which community project she is working on. One week she is feeding the homeless, and the following week she delivers Christmas presents to children at the hospital. She is a fantastic woman.
About the worth of the gods or a succulently sweet fragrance, such as a savory, sweet jam.
Example: Susie’s holiday jam was ambrosial, with a mixture of honeyed fruit and elderflower.
Someone who is very chatty in a friendly and pleasant manner, such as a social butterfly who goes from guest to guest at a Christmas party.
Example: It was the Christmas party season, and Judy was very amiable as she jumped around speaking with all the guests.
A good, friendly relationship, such as a person’s co-worker relationship.
Example: At work, there is an amity of chatter, which carries over into the Christmas party at the end of the year.
Enjoying something, finding something funny, or something that causes laughter, such as an entertainment show or finding Santa’s elves amusing as they rush to help prepare for Christmas Day.
Example: We looked with amusement as we watched them try to put the Christmas Tree up in the town’s square and a bunch of squirrels came scurrying out.
A person, animal, or thing acting in an angel-like manner, such as angelic children.
Example: The child appeared angelic in front of others, but her parents and Santa knew she was receiving coal this Christmas.
Doing something in a good, kind, and attractive manner, such as doing something like an angel.
Example: Though she slipped on ice in front of the store while Christmas shopping, Janie angelically recovered and acted as if nothing had happened.
A spiritual being believed to be a messenger of God, conventionally represented in human form, wearing a long white robe with wings. The symbol of an angel is often used to decorate the top of the Christmas tree and is a significant part of Christmas decor.
Example: The choir sang like heavenly angels, signifying the start of the Christmas season.
The date on which a significant event happens every year on the same date, or the celebration of an important event, such as an anniversary or a company’s grand opening.
Example: We could not believe it has already been five years since the opening of the holiday store – Santa’s Workshop – and this weekend, they are having a party to celebrate its anniversary.
A ceremonial event with a divine or holy officer, such as a monarch or priest, where oil is smeared or rubbed on someone or something, such as a blessing with Holy Water.
Example: During Midnight Mass, the baby was anointed with Holy Water to celebrate the baby’s journey coming into the world.
A notice sharing exciting news, such as a birth, death, or marriage. An announcement can be made by invitation, in a newspaper, or a public place, such as the announcement of the birth of Jesus.
Example: The angels exclaimed as they shared the announcement of the birth of Jesus.
Waiting for, predicting, or expecting something to happen, such as a holiday party, Christmas vacation, or the arrival of Santa Claus.
Example: the children’s stomachs were full of butterflies in anticipation of Santa Claus’s arrival.
Set of branched horns on the head of an adult deer (typically male) made of bone. Antlers also reference reindeer associated with pulling Santa’s sleigh.
Example: The reindeer’s antler accidentally ripped a hole in Santa’s bag of toys.
An emotion triggered by stress, tension, anticipation, or worried thoughts, such as when children worry about being on Santa’s naughty list.
Example: Sharon did so much to get ready for this year’s Christmas party that she gave herself anxiety worrying about if everyone would enjoy the food and have a good time.
It is various pieces of clothing, such as an ugly sweater or party attire.
Example: Every year, we get apparel from mom and dad for Christmas, but they gave us gift cards to our favorite clothing stores this year.
The natural desire to satisfy a need, such as food or affection.
Example: The kids had such an appetite before Christmas Day dinner that they filled up on snacks, so they did not eat dinner with the family.
The act of recognizing a person, place, or thing’s total worth, such as appreciating volunteers at a community soup kitchen or delivering presents to needy families.
Example: I always appreciate those who help others during Christmas, and it warms my heart to know others genuinely care about our community.
In a manner that shows or expresses strong feelings, such as being for it snowing on Christmas Day morning.
Example: Snow on Christmas Day morning was something he ardently wanted, even though he hated driving in the snow.
Aroma is a distinctive, pleasant scent, such as the scents associated with Christmas – pine, cinnamon, etc.
Example: The smell of the pine tree signified Christmas was almost here.
Having a pleasant and distinctive smell, such as fresh Christmas trees or cinnamon bread.
Example: Her Christmas dinner cooking was so aromatic that it filled the entire house.
Come at a particular time to a specific place during or after a journey, such as reaching your destination when traveling to visit friends and family for Christmas.
Example: She was excited to arrive at her parent’s house in time to spend Christmas Day morning with her family.
Something made or produced by humans rather than naturally occurring in nature, such as an artificial Christmas tree or wreath, which acts as a copy of something natural.
Example: Because of her allergies, Janie was excited to find an artificial Christmas tree that was full, fluffy, and fit in her home.
The act of fitting together different parts of an object or machine, such as assembling toys or furniture.
Example: Dad pulled out his toolbox because he knew he had a long day assembling the presents brought to us by Santa.
Being present at an event, meeting, or function, such as attending a Christmas work party.
Example: This year, we hope everyone in the family can attend Christmas Day dinner at Grandma’s.
Giving a person, thing, or event full attention while being very observant, such as attentively paying attention in church during Midnight Mass.
Example: She attentively paid attention to every word Santa said while she was sitting on his lap.
The power of gaining the attention of others, such as the Christmas tree being the main attraction in a town during the Christmas season.
Example: The Christmas tree was so beautiful and was surrounded by singing angels that it was impossible not to feel an attraction to the town’s downtown square.
The act of waiting for something or someone, such as waiting for Christmas Day morning.
Example: The kids waited so long for Christmas Day to arrive they could barely sleep on Christmas Eve.
To wait for a person or event with excitement and anticipation, such as waiting for Christmas to arrive.
Example: The kids were doing their best while waiting for the Christmas festivities to begin.
A feeling of respect with mixed emotions, including fear and wonder, such as being in awe of the power of Santa Claus.
Example: The minister’s sermon during Midnight Mass kept the entire congregation in awe as they adamantly listened to every word he said.