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stocking filler

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(North American stocking stuffer)

Definition of stocking filler in English:

noun

A small present suitable for putting in a Christmas stocking.
Example sentences
  • Geraldton residents have been urged to buy local for stocking fillers and presents in the lead up to Christmas.
  • Some of those stocking stuffers or presents that you want to put under the tree might not be as safe as you think.
  • This is the last fair for 2005 and there will be 25 different vendors selling an interesting diversity of items to include many stocking fillers and Christmas gift ideas.

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