HyperDic: st]_nick

English > 1 sense of the expression St. Nick:
NOUNperson St. Nick, Santa Claus, Santa, Kriss Kringle, Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nickthe legendary patron saint of children
English > St. Nick: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningThe legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas.
SynonymsSanta Claus, Santa, Kriss Kringle, Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick
Instance ofimaginary being, imaginary creatureA creature / creature of the imagination
patron saintA saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation
Spanishpapá noel, Santa Claus
CatalanPare Noel, Santa Claus, Santa, Sant Nicolau

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