Festivus definitions

Festivus is defined as a secular holiday celebrated on December 23 that is essentially anti-Christmas, a backlash to the commercialization of Christmas and involves the airing of grievances. The term was first used by Frank Costanza (father of principle character George Costanza) on the American comedy Seinfeld.

An anti-Christmas celebrated on December 23 is an example of Festivus.

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A nonce nondenominational holiday featured in a Seinfeld episode, now celebrated (seriously or otherwise) by a number of people around Christmastime or the northern hemisphere's winter solstice.
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