flea market

noun

Definition of flea market

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

Examples of flea market in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When in doubt, hit up a local flea market and repurpose some outdoor bistro chairs and a small cafe table. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 18 Apr. 2022 Bad guys emerged instantly when the home video revolution enabled mass duplication of bootleg cassettes, and later DVDs, to be sold cheaply from black market to flea market. Bob Verini, Variety, 9 Mar. 2022 An additional 20 flea market vendors will also be selling their wares during the event. Hartford Courant, 29 Apr. 2022 Two people wearing masks walked up to the victims at the flea market and drive-in movie theater in the 3000 block of West Sunrise Boulevard, attempting to rob them shortly before 4 p.m. Angie Dimichele, Sun Sentinel, 26 Apr. 2022 Donations of vintage items for the flea market are now being accepted. courant.com, 2 Apr. 2021 Bring the one who brought you into the world to this flea market-meets-people-watching spectacular that occupies the Fairfax High School parking lot at the corner of Melrose and Fairfax every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Los Angeles Times, 18 Apr. 2022 That's the letter that Brown bought from a flea market vendor. Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News, 27 Jan. 2022 As an interior designer specializing in budget-friendly decorating, Brown has long been a flea market fanatic. Washington Post, 10 Jan. 2022 See More

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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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The first known use of flea market was in 1891

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Last Updated

15 May 2022

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“Flea market.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flea%20market. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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