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Christmas Creep

Meaning The slow expansion of the Christmas shopping season
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Christmas creep is a term that refers to the expansion of the Christmas shopping season. It slowly extends every year as retail stores look to profit off the spirit of gift giving and decorating.

For some people, the Christmas creep is terrible because they don't like the holiday or think it becomes too long when overshadowing Halloween and Thanksgiving. For others, the Christmas creep is an opportunity to celebrate Christmas for longer and longer periods of time.

Example
"I just saw Halloween and Christmas decorations in September!"
"Yeah, the Christmas creep is for real. In a couple years it'll overtake 4th of July."
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Updated November 29, 2017
 

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Christmas creep definition

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