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garage sale

noun

Simple Definition of garage sale

  • : a sale of used furniture, clothing, etc., held at the seller's home

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of garage sale

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

Examples of garage sale in a sentence

  1. <prior to the move they held a garage sale to clear out all of their unwanted stuff>



1964

First Known Use of garage sale

1964



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