swap meet

noun

Definition of swap meet

: a gathering for the sale or barter of usually secondhand objects

Examples of swap meet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among the doings: an antique motorcycle ride-in show, motorcycle field games, a swap meet and more. Chris Foran, Journal Sentinel, 22 June 2022 Oh was a high school senior when her parents’ small clothing store in a South L.A. swap meet was wiped out by looters. Los Angeles Times, 30 Apr. 2022 This included a deep nasal swab and a baggage claim that resembled a swap meet, with suitcases and ski bags laid out in rows in a parking lot and no one willing to get close enough to help sort through it all. The Salt Lake Tribune, 27 Feb. 2022 And now the swap meet at Pechanga Arena San Diego is facing another obstacle, with the imminent repurposing of the site where Kobey’s has flourished for more than 40 years. Kristy Totten, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Jan. 2022 Richard Illustrated, who handles marketing for the Soul Swapmeet, said the swap meet is not just about selling things. San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Feb. 2022 Once the swap meet reopened, some paid the fees and moved back inside. Los Angeles Times, 2 Aug. 2021 The swap meet sadly closed at the start of the pandemic, but Almanza happened to sign the lease for a brick-and-mortar restaurant weeks before the closure. Jackie Tran, Bon Appétit, 18 Feb. 2022 One clear lesson is that finding the Aztecs flat-footed defensively is a little like stumbling into a Monet at a swap meet. San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of swap meet

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of swap meet was in 1965

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Last Updated

25 Jun 2022

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“Swap meet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swap%20meet. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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