garage sale

noun
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

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

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

Recent Examples of garage sale from the Web

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First Known Use of garage sale

1964

garage sale Synonyms

Synonyms
yard sale, tag sale
Related Words
jumble sale [British], rummage sale

GARAGE SALE Defined for English Language Learners

garage sale

noun

Definition of garage sale for English Language Learners

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



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