rummage sale

noun

Definition of rummage sale

  1. :  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

Circa 1858

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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