Definition of Advent calendar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Advent calendar

BrE BrE//ˈædvent kælɪndə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈædvent kælɪndər//
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a piece of stiff paper with a picture and 24 small doors with numbers on. Children open a door each day during Advent and find a picture or a piece of chocolate behind each one.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Advent calendar