thrift shop/store

noun

Definition of thrift shop/store

US
:a store that sells used goods and especially used clothes and that is often run by a charity

Word by Word Definitions

thrift play
  1. : careful management especially of money

  2. : a savings bank or savings and loan association —called also thrift institution

  3. : healthy and vigorous growth

shop play
  1. : a handicraft establishment : atelier

  2. : a building or room stocked with merchandise for sale : store

  3. : a small retail establishment or a department in a large one offering a specified line of goods or services

  1. : to examine goods or services with intent to buy

  2. : to hunt through a market in search of the best buy

  3. : to make a search : hunt

store play
  1. : lay away, accumulate

  2. : furnish, supply

  3. : to place or leave in a location (such as a warehouse, library, or computer memory) for preservation or later use or disposal

  1. : something that is stored or kept for future use

  2. : articles (as of food) accumulated for some specific object and drawn upon as needed : stock, supplies

  3. : something that is accumulated

  1. : of, relating to, kept in, or used for a store

  2. : purchased from a store as opposed to being natural or homemade : manufactured, ready-made


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