junkyard

noun
junk·​yard | \ ˈjəŋk-ˌyärd How to pronounce junkyard (audio) \

Definition of junkyard

: a yard used to store sometimes resalable junk

Examples of junkyard in a Sentence

The car was hauled off to the junkyard.
Recent Examples on the Web Their latest scheme involves stealing a delivery truck and selling it to the local junkyard. Kali Simmons, Vulture, 10 Aug. 2021 And the episode ends with Betty and Alice finding Polly's body in the trunk of a car in the junkyard. Samantha Highfill, EW.com, 23 Sep. 2021 Butters lives briefly in a junkyard, working to rebuild society, while Cartman waits for those sweet, sweet sopaipillas to come his way. Bethy Squires, Vulture, 13 Aug. 2021 Butters lives briefly in a junkyard, working to rebuild society, while Cartman waits for those sweet, sweet sopaipillas to come his way. Bethy Squires, Vulture, 13 Aug. 2021 Butters lives briefly in a junkyard, working to rebuild society, while Cartman waits for those sweet, sweet sopaipillas to come his way. Bethy Squires, Vulture, 13 Aug. 2021 Butters lives briefly in a junkyard, working to rebuild society, while Cartman waits for those sweet, sweet sopaipillas to come his way. Bethy Squires, Vulture, 13 Aug. 2021 The mother suspected that the missing items were taken to a junkyard in Parma to be destroyed. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, 6 Aug. 2021 Butters lives briefly in a junkyard, working to rebuild society, while Cartman waits for those sweet, sweet sopaipillas to come his way. Bethy Squires, Vulture, 13 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of junkyard

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of junkyard was in 1869

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18 Oct 2021

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“Junkyard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/junkyard. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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junkyard

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English Language Learners Definition of junkyard

: a place where you can buy, sell, or leave junk

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