Chrismukkah

Alternative Spellings

Christmukkah, Chrismukah, Chrismuka

Definitions

  • "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

Dictionaries

None

Notes

See a scene from The O.C. about Chrismukkah: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFMwNzLE-PI

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