stocking-stuffer

stocking stuffer

A small Christmas gift placed in one's Christmas stocking or given informally. Our gift cards make excellent stocking stuffers! My mom always comes up with the weirdest stocking stuffers. One year she gave me individually wrapped summer sausages!
See also: stocking, stuffer

stocking-stuffer

n. a small gift that is suitable for putting inside a Christmas stocking. I got some little stocking-stuffers for the kids.
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