Definition of Noel in English:

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Noel

Pronunciation: /nəʊˈɛl/

noun

1Christmas, especially as a refrain in carols and on Christmas cards.
Example sentences
  • So this Noel, a trip to the City's business district may well pay off.
  • Since I have a little space left, I’d like to wish each of you a Merry Christmas, Joyous Noel, Happy Hanukkah, and especially a Happy New Year.
  • Catherine and I, with all our family, wish you a ‘Joyous Noel’ and a peaceful and happy New Year.
1.1 (noel) A Christmas carol: at Christmas the club sang noels at the crib

Origin

Early 19th century: French Noël, based on Latin natalis (see natal1).

Words that rhyme with Noel

Adele, Aix-la-Chapelle, aquarelle, artel, au naturel, bagatelle, béchamel, befell, bell, belle, boatel, Brunel, Cadell, carousel, cartel, cell, Chanel, chanterelle, clientele, Clonmel, compel, Cornell, crime passionnel, dell, demoiselle, dispel, dwell, el, ell, Estelle, excel, expel, farewell, fell, Fidel, fontanelle, foretell, Gabrielle, gazelle, gel, Giselle, hell, hotel, impel, knell, lapel, mademoiselle, maître d'hôtel, Manuel, marcel, matériel, mesdemoiselles, Michel, Michelle, Miguel, misspell, morel, moschatel, Moselle, motel, muscatel, nacelle, Nell, Nobel, organelle, outsell, Parnell, pell-mell, personnel, propel, quell, quenelle, rappel, Raquel, Ravel, rebel, repel, Rochelle, Sahel, sardelle, sell, shell, show-and-tell, smell, Snell, spell, spinel, swell, tell, undersell, vielle, villanelle, well, yell bestowal, koel, Lowell

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