bake sale

noun

Definition of bake sale

: a fund-raising event at which usually homemade foods (such as cakes and cookies) are sold

Examples of bake sale in a Sentence

They organized a bake sale to raise money for the church.
Recent Examples on the Web In seventh grade, Hamida transferred to the private Orange Crescent School in Garden Grove and promptly organized a bake sale to raise funds for the school’s first-ever yearbook. Los Angeles Times, "Column: A COVID vaccine with your tacos? Just a day’s work for this Muslim activist," 7 May 2021 Yorkville American Legion Auxiliary will be having a bake sale and the Scouts are having a plant sale in the hall at the same time, according to organizers. Beacon-news Staff, chicagotribune.com, "Kane County Forest District offering free wood chips," 30 Mar. 2021 Support the shelter: Parma Animal Shelter will sponsor an Easter bake sale fundraiser 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 3 in the shelter garage, 6260 State Road, Parma. Carol Kovach, cleveland, "Seven Hills Farmers Market is accepting applications for 2021 season: Sun Postings," 23 Mar. 2021 Yorkville American Legion Auxiliary will be having a bake sale and the Scouts are having a plant sale in the hall at the same time, according to organizers. Beacon-news Staff, chicagotribune.com, "Kane County Forest District offering free wood chips," 30 Mar. 2021 Yorkville American Legion Auxiliary will be having a bake sale and the Scouts are having a plant sale in the hall at the same time, according to organizers. Beacon-news Staff, chicagotribune.com, "Kane County Forest District offering free wood chips," 30 Mar. 2021 Georgia then manages to leverage Paul's crush on her and his guilt about the credit card to change the annual school fundraiser from Cynthia's beloved bake sale to a casino night. Jean Bentley, refinery29.com, "R29 Recaps: Every Episode From Ginny & Georgia Season 1," 3 Mar. 2021 Kids were hosting a bake sale along the walls of a dim hallway. Mariya Manzhos, Washington Post, "I Had No Plans to Become an American. . .," 24 Mar. 2021 Instead, the game will now offer scenarios such as rewards for visiting an elderly neighbor, buying cookies from a bake sale, and donating blood. Kaelan Deese, Washington Examiner, "No more 'beauty contest': Monopoly ditching longtime Community Chest cards," 19 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of bake sale

1897, in the meaning defined above

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15 May 2021

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“Bake sale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bake%20sale. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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bake sale

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bake sale

US : an event in which people try to earn money by selling baked foods (such as cookies and pies)

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