List of Christmas Words That Start With M!

In need of festive Christmas words that start with M?

If you’re trying to describe Christmas starting with M you have a good number of words to choose from.

I did my best to find as many relevant words as possible beginning with the letter M, I hope you find what you’re looking for:

Christmas Words That Start With M

Magical – relating to, using, or resembling magic.

Magnificent – extremely beautiful, elaborate, or impressive.

Maids A Milking – day 8 in the 12 Days of Christmas carol.

Mail – letters and parcels sent by post.

Majesty – impressive beauty, scale, or stateliness.

Make A Toast – ask a group of people at a social occasion to drink to the health and happiness of a specified person.

Manger – a long trough from which horses or cattle feed.

Marvel – be filled with wonder or astonishment.

Mary – the mother of Jesus.

Mass – the celebration of the Christian Eucharist, especially in the Roman Catholic Church.

Meal – any of the regular occasions in a day when a reasonably large amount of food is eaten.

Meaning – implied or explicit significance.

Meat And Spices – a key component of Christmas food and drinks.

Melody – a sequence of single notes that is musically satisfying; a tune.

Memories – something remembered from the past.

Menorah – a candelabrum used in Jewish worship, especially one with eight branches and a central socket used at Hanukkah.

Merrily – in a cheerful way.

Merry – cheerful and lively.

Merry Christmas – used to wish someone an enjoyable Christmas holiday.

Message – a verbal, written, or recorded communication sent to or left for a recipient who cannot be contacted directly.

Midnight – twelve o’clock at night.

Milk – the milk from cows (or goats or sheep) as consumed by humans.

Mince Pies – a small round pie or tart containing sweet mincemeat, typically eaten at Christmas.

Mincemeat – a mixture of currants, raisins, sugar, apples, candied peel, spices, and suet, typically baked in pastry.

Minister – the superior of some religious orders.

Miracle – an extraordinary and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is therefore attributed to a divine agency.

Mirth – amusement, especially as expressed in laughter.

Mistletoe – a leathery-leaved parasitic plant which grows on apple, oak, and other broadleaf trees and bears white glutinous berries in winter.

Mittens – a glove with two sections, one for the thumb and the other for all four fingers.

Mom – one’s mother.

Mrs. Claus – the legendary wife of Santa Claus.

Music Box – a toy or box that plays music.

Myrrh – a fragrant gum resin obtained from certain trees and used, especially in the Near East, in perfumery, medicines, and incense.

Myths – a traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining a natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events.

What Makes a Good Christmas Word?

In order to be a good Christmas word, the word should ideally (but not necessarily) be:

  • Related to Christianity or the Nativity
  • Related to winter and all things related to that time of year
  • Related to Christmas decorations, traditions, or activities that take place at Christmas
  • Anything festive!

People have their own Christmas experiences throughout their lives and this wonderful day means different things to different people.

But there are loads of words that are synonymous with all things Christmas, and those really evoke emotions when used.

What Are Some Famous Christmas Sayings?

There are plenty of famous and fun Christmas sayings and quotes, some of the best are:

  • “Make it a December to remember.”
  • “Season’s greetings!”
  • “Deck the halls with boughs of holly!”
  • “Tis the season to be jolly!”
  • “Wrap yourself up in a Christmas hug!”
  • “May your holiday season be merry and bright!”
  • “May all your Christmases be white!”
  • “Peace on Earth and goodwill to all men.”
  • “Jingle all the way!”
  • “Ho! Ho! Ho!”
  • “Have yourself a merry little Christmas!”
  • “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!”
  • “Santa Claus is coming to town!”
  • “All I want for Christmas is _____.”
  • ” Christmas isn’t a season, it’s a feeling.”

If those phrases don’t get you into the Christmas spirit, I don’t know what will!

If there are any Christmas-related words that start with M you think should be on this list, please drop me a comment below and I’ll add them to the list to help others out.

If you want to find more lists of Xmas-inspired words beginning with other letters of the alphabet, just click one of the letters below:


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