flea market

noun

Definition of flea market

: a usually open-air market for secondhand articles and antiques

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Avenues like Toy Shop Magazine, first published in 1988, allowed collectors to place ads for phone auctions, offer direct sales, or advertise conventions, stores, toy shows, and flea markets. Alexander Huls, Popular Mechanics, "The Great Star Wars Heist," 7 Mar. 2019 The pair also frequented horse shows and flea markets. Stephanie Nolasco, Fox News, "Hollywood 'gangster' James Cagney preferred life on a farm over Hollywood," 20 July 2018 Wisconsin Products Pavilion: Wisconsin Rummage-O-Rama flea market, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 21; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 22, State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis, $2, (414) 481-5859. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "What's going on in Milwaukee this week: April 20-26," 19 Apr. 2018 Born and raised in Canada, Levy owned a trophy business and drive-in theater that also served on occasion as a flea market in his native country. Martin E. Comas, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Syd Levy, businessman who built Flea World and United Trophy, dies at 88," 31 Jan. 2018 Then hit the antiques shops and artisans of the 7th arrondissement, with your guide from this morning, (or the flea markets, depending on day of the week) to dig for pieces that struck you from the morning visits. Jack Dancy, Town & Country, "How to Plan a Trip to Europe," 5 Oct. 2016 By now, San Diego Comic-Con is far more than a series of reveals for high-profile film and television projects and a giant, geek flea market. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "The History Channel’s scripted ‘Project Blue Book’ arrives later this year," 23 July 2018 Other draws: Cranfest parade at 1 p.m. on Sunday, a craft fair and flea market with 1,300 booths. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "6 food festivals that offer a glimpse of Wisconsin specialties and local culture," 6 June 2018 The structure now houses a number of small businesses and a sizeable weekly flea market. Janice Steinhagen, Courant Community, "State Plans To Remove Dams Worry Fire Officials," 29 May 2018

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First Known Use of flea market

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flea market

translation of French Marché aux puces, a market in Paris

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flea market

noun

English Language Learners Definition of flea market

: a usually outdoor market in which old and used goods are sold

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