thrift shop

noun

Definition of thrift shop

  1. :  a shop that sells secondhand articles and especially clothes and is often run for charitable purposes

1944

First Known Use of thrift shop

1944


THRIFT SHOP Defined for English Language Learners

thrift shop

noun

Definition of thrift shop for English Language Learners

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


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