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stocking stuffer

noun
1.
a small, usually inexpensive gift that is placed with others in a Christmas stocking.
2.
any small, inexpensive gift given during the Christmas holidays.
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Examples from the web for stocking stuffer
  • If you have a husband who loves to spend time in the bathroom, this is really the wrong stocking stuffer.
  • Hunting for that perfect holiday season gift or stocking stuffer for family or friends can sometimes be a daunting task.
Slang definitions & phrases for stocking stuffer

stitch, a

noun phrase

An amusing or hilarious person or thing; a HOOT: The Gossages were a stitch, playing it very loose/ What a stitch/ Calling this tarty turn an ''interpretation'' really is a stitch

[1968+; fr the expression in stitches, ''laughing uncontrollably,'' perhaps fr the notion of laughing so much that it gives one stitches, ''sudden sharp pains,'' found by 1601 in Shakespeare]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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