Definition of paper chain in English:

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paper chain

Pronunciation: /ˈpāpər CHān/


A chain made of colored paper links and used for decorating a room, especially at Christmas.
Example sentences
  • These streams of low-key glamour, as basic as paper chains and tinsel, convert the drabbest space into a winter wonderland.
  • Three classes created sparkly stars, wrapped presents, paper chains and balls.
  • I don't mind that she insists on cleaning the house, putting up a tree, or hanging paper chains around the walls, because that's in the spirit of things.

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Syllabification: pa·per chain

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