garage sale


Definition of garage sale

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

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Examples of garage sale in a Sentence

prior to the move they held a garage sale to clear out all of their unwanted stuff
Recent Examples on the Web In past years, the event has involved 85 to 150 residents who applied for a garage sale permit. John Benson, cleveland, 21 June 2022 Garage sale time: The Pine Ridge Development Association in North Olmsted will be sponsoring a development garage sale from 4 p.m. to dusk May 25 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 26. Carol Kovach, cleveland, 17 May 2022 One kid had costumes, like two suit jackets from a garage sale. Brian Hiatt, Rolling Stone, 30 Apr. 2022 Citywide garage sale: Registration is now open for the May 7 Citywide Garage Sale sponsored by the Avon Lake Early Childhood PTA (ALECPTA). cleveland, 13 Apr. 2022 Catherine found one of the chandeliers at a neighbor's garage sale for free. Sarah Halverson, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Nov. 2021 Shop for antiques, collectibles, and crafts along with household and garage sale items in a serene park setting at the picnic shelter area. Joan Rusek, cleveland, 5 July 2021 They have been stolen and lost, stolen and found, have turned up in a Pasadena flea market, a San Francisco pawnshop, and a Hollywood garage sale. Los Angeles Times, 15 Mar. 2022 The other half dressed for a garage sale: jeans and puff coats. Carl Nolte, San Francisco Chronicle, 27 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of garage sale

1964, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2022

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“Garage sale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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