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trick-or-treat

trick-or-treat

 
pronunciation:
trIk r trit
part of speech: verb
inflections: trick-or-treated, trick-or-treats, trick-or-treating
definition: to engage in the Halloween tradition of visiting neighbors while wearing a costume and requesting candy or other treats by saying the words "trick or treat!"
The children love to trick-or-treat on Halloween.Were you trick-or-treating with your little sister?
derivation: trick-or-treater (n.)