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addaword.gifdefinition of Secret Santa

noun
the tradition of randomly choosing a member from a group, for example at a work place, and buying a small gift for them which they receive without knowing who bought it for them
Let's imagine the office secret Santa. You're set a £5 limit and must buy a present for someone you have barely ever spoken to.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/11/2011 08:50:00
Definition of Secret Santa from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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