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trick or treat

 
pronunciation:
trIk r trit
parts of speech:
noun, interjection
part of speech: noun
definition: a custom practiced at Halloween in which children visit their neighbors and say the words "trick or treat" in order to receive a treat such as candy.
She was fourteen now and hoped she wasn't too old for trick or treat.
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: used as a playful greeting and request while carrying out the Halloween tradition of trick or treat.
When our neighbor answered the door, we all shouted, "trick or treat!"