gift Idioms & Phrases


birthday gift

  • noun a present given in celebration of a person's birthday
    birthday present.
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bride-gift

  • noun a wedding present to the bride
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christmas gift

  • noun a present given at Christmas time
    Christmas present.
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gift horse

  • noun a gift (usually of inferior quality) that should be accepted uncritically
    • it wasn't much, but don't look a gift horse in the mouth
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Gift rope

  • (Naut), a rope extended to a boat for towing it; a guest rope.
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gift shop

  • noun a shop that sells miscellaneous articles appropriate as gifts
    novelty shop.
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gift tax

  • noun a tax imposed on transfers of property by gift during the lifetime of the giver
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gift wrap

  • noun attractive wrapping paper suitable for wrapping gifts
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gift wrapping

  • noun ornamental wrapping for gifts
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gift-wrap

  • verb wrap (a gift) attractively
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Glamour gift, Glamour might

  • the gift or power of producing a glamour. The former is used figuratively, of the gift of fascination peculiar to women.
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philanthropic gift

  • noun voluntary promotion of human welfare
    philanthropy.
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To look a gift horse in the mouth

  • to examine the mouth of a horse which has been received as a gift, in order to ascertain his age; hence, to accept favors in a critical and thankless spirit. Lowell.
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wedding gift

  • noun a present given to someone getting married
    wedding present.
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