garage sale
noun Date: 1964 a sale of used household or personal articles (as furniture, tools, or clothing) held on the seller's own premises

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  • garage sale — garage .sale [ US .ˈ. ˌ.] n AmE a sale of used furniture, clothes etc from people s houses, usually held in or near someone s garage …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • garage sale — ☆ garage sale n. a sale of used or unwanted possessions, as household articles, often held in the garage of a house …   English World dictionary

  • garage sale — garage sales N COUNT If you have a garage sale, you sell things such as clothes, toys and household items that you do not want, usually in your garage. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • garage sale —  Sale of unwanted items at extremely low prices.  ► “Viewers must sort through an unlabeled mass of cooking implements, kerosene lamps, manual typewriters, wooden eagles, rusty bicycles, cut glass decanters and antique chests it’s like being at a …   American business jargon

  • garage sale — garage ,sale noun count AMERICAN an occasion when someone sells furniture, clothes, books, toys, etc. that they do not want any more …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Garage sale — For the episode of The Office, see Garage Sale (The Office). Yard sale in Durham, North Carolina. A garage sale, also known as a yard sale, rummage sale, tag sale, lawn sale, attic sale, moving sale, or junk sale, is an informal, irregularly… …   Wikipedia

  • garage sale — noun an outdoor sale of used personal or household items held on the seller s premises • Syn: ↑yard sale • Hypernyms: ↑sale, ↑cut rate sale, ↑sales event * * * noun, pl ⋯ sales [count] chiefly US : a sale of used furniture, clothing …   Useful english dictionary

  • garage sale — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms garage sale : singular garage sale plural garage sales an occasion when someone sells furniture, clothes, books, toys etc that they do not want any more …   English dictionary

  • garage sale — n. (AE) to have, hold a garage sale * * * hold a garage sale (AE) to have …   Combinatory dictionary

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