trick-or-treater
noun see trick or treat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • trick-or-treater — ☆ trick or treater [trik′ər trēt′ər ] n. 〚see TRICK OR TREAT!〛 a person, typically a child, who goes from door to door in costume on Halloween asking for candy or other treats trick or treating n. * * * …   Universalium

  • trick-or-treater — ☆ trick or treater [trik′ər trēt′ər ] n. [see TRICK OR TREAT!] a person, typically a child, who goes from door to door in costume on Halloween asking for candy or other treats trick or treating n …   English World dictionary

  • trick-or-treater — noun A child dressed in a costume on Halloween Those darn trick or treaters egged my car. See Also: trick or treat …   Wiktionary

  • trick-or-treater — noun see trick or treat …   Useful english dictionary

  • trick or treat! — ☆ trick or treat! traditional greeting used by a TRICK OR TREATER: orig. used with the meaning “give me a treat or I will play a trick on you!” * * * …   Universalium

  • trick or treat! — ☆ trick or treat! traditional greeting used by a TRICK OR TREATER: orig. used with the meaning “give me a treat or I will play a trick on you!” …   English World dictionary

  • trick-or-treat — trick or treater, n. /trik euhr treet /, v.i. to become involved or take part in trick or treat. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • trick-or-treat — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ intransitive verb Etymology: trick or treat : to engage in trick or treat • trick or treater | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun * * * trick or treater, n. /trik euhr treet /, v.i. to become involved or take part in trick or treat …   Useful english dictionary

  • trick or treat — noun Date: circa 1941 a children s Halloween practice of asking for treats from door to door under threat of playing tricks on those who refuse • trick or treat intransitive verb • trick or treater noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trick-or-treat — verb A form of extortion by which children get candy on Halloween See Also: trick or treater …   Wiktionary

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