Definition of candleholder in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkandlˌhōldər/


A holder or support for a candle, typically one that is small or sturdy.
Example sentences
  • I m always very careful with them and am conscious of putting the candles into proper candleholders but, even being careful, twice in the last month, I've had episodes with candles that could have been extremely serious.
  • To mark the occasion the Portlaoise Guides and Brownies made a presentation of two new candleholders and candles to SS Peters and Paul's Parish Church.
  • Though home redecorating can be costly, there are places that make it easy to find the right candleholders, picture frames, plants, and plant holders for your rooms.

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Syllabification: can·dle·hold·er

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