Advent calendar



noun
(Brit) a large card with a brightly coloured sometimes tinselled design on it that contains small numbered doors for children to open on each of the days of Advent, revealing pictures beneath them
Contemporary Examples

I dropped the Obama advent calendar I had been examining and rushed gleefully toward the three clerks behind the counter.
How Sasha Obama Triggered a Hot Washington Fad Kathleen Parker January 13, 2009

noun

a calendar for the days of the Advent season leading up to Christmas, with flaps to be opened on each day, revealing pictures appropriate to the season

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