yard sale

noun

Definition of yard sale 

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Synonyms for yard sale

Synonyms

garage sale, tag sale

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Examples of yard sale in a Sentence

there are signs up all over town advertising yard sales

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Last year, my mom bought a magazine clutch from a guy at some crap yard sale. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Living Yard Sale to Yard Sale With My Mother, a Well Dressed Antique Dealer," 30 Aug. 2018 Enshrined in the City Charter as a showcase for the city’s historical artifacts, the museum became, over the years, a kind of cluttered repository that had the feel of a yard sale or a bric-a-brac shop. Mike Newall, Philly.com, "How the Hoagie Historian is fighting to save Philly's beleaguered History Museum | Mike Newall," 11 July 2018 This yard sale covers 824 miles across six states, from Baltimore to St. Louis, and this will be the 15th year for this collection of roadside treasures. Tracy Trobridge, Howard County Times, "Singing praises for Folly Quarter's musical groups[Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]," 31 May 2018 In 2003, Debes had wandered into a massive yard sale spread across 2 acres while on a business trip in Indiana. Karina Bland, azcentral, "An unexpected find in a Vietnam shop, a journey home for a Marine's dog tag," 23 May 2018 Parents may sit in a galería’s shade, with the ability to keep watch of their children María Torres, 70, was advertising a yard sale on her sister’s balcón in Fairhill. Cassie Owens, Philly.com, "Philadelphia Latinos connect with Caribbean roots through ornate porch gates," 5 July 2018 Langshaw said council has been discussing yard sales for more than a year. Bob Sandrick, cleveland.com, "North Royalton seeks to stop never-ending yard sales," 15 May 2018 Spring has finally sprung and that means yard sales, farmers markets, prom, graduation and year-end celebrations for local schools. Christina Hyder, Howard County Times, "Spring means yard sales, proms and more [North Laurel/Savage]," 26 Apr. 2018 Earlier this spring, around the same time the IRS filed an $800,000 lien against him, Rusfeldt held a yard sale and moved out of his Quakertown home. Dan Spinelli, Philly.com, "He was a competitive snowboarder accused of defrauding investors. Now this Christian preacher has area colleges on edge," 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of yard sale

1972, in the meaning defined above

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