Definition of carol-singing in English:


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[mass noun]
The singing of carols, especially by groups going from door to door at Christmas with the object of raising money.
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  • Bonfire Night tends to start in late October now, while Christmas carol-singing starts on November 6.
  • If only church services would adopt such tactics: carol-singing would be so much more fun.
  • Likewise, its carol-singing is held in its 350-year-old wine cellars, fuelled by roasted chestnuts and mulled wine.



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  • The carol-singers are moving with the times around here and have abandoned all sense of tradition along the way…
  • Okay, so they were eventually able to furnish him with proof that they were carol-singers, but my point still holds.
  • A happy family of festive carol-singers, all warmly wrapped and looking unbearably cute.

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