rummage sale

noun
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of rummage sale

: a usually informal sale of miscellaneous goods; especially : a sale of donated articles conducted by a nonprofit organization (such as a church or charity) to help support its programs

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First Known Use of rummage sale

circa 1858


RUMMAGE SALE Defined for English Language Learners

rummage sale

noun

Definition of rummage sale for English Language Learners

  • : a sale of used items (such as old clothes or toys) especially to raise money for a church, school, charity, etc.


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