swap meet


Definition of swap meet

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

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The entire system worked like a giant community swap meet. Quanta Magazine, "How to Build Life in a Pre-Darwinian World," 16 Feb. 2016 Visit one of the country's largest car show and swap meets July 12-14 on the Old Car Show Grounds. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Colby Cheese Days, Hodag Country Festival and more to do around Wisconsin this week," 8 July 2018 Antique tractor show, antique car parts swap meet and more. Luann Gibbs, Cincinnati.com, "Free and fun events this weekend in Cincinnati," 7 June 2018 Panini’s biggest market of all is Brazil, and four years ago impromptu swap meets sprung up in every host city. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "World cup sticker collecting: Where all players are created equal," 5 July 2018 Highlights include swap meet with more than 90 vendors, beer and wine garden, live music and jump houses for kids. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Artists get awards at San Marcos show," 21 May 2018 The event includes vehicle judging and a swap meet. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Plan your weekend: Art of Fire in Royal Oak, Motor City Pride, Cars R Stars in Shelby Twp.," 6 June 2018 The Jacob's Cave swap meet is continuing now through Sunday, according to its website. Kaitlyn Schwers, kansascity, "KC pair busted with marijuana brownies at Missouri swap meet, sheriff says," 2 June 2018 Parts and collector car sales are available at the swap meet. Andy Mikonis, chicagotribune.com, "Massive "bucket list" car show touches down in Wisconsin," 4 July 2017

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First Known Use of swap meet

1965, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of swap meet

US : an event at which people can buy, sell, or trade used items

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