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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Look into your china hutch for a treasured heirloom, or scoop up a few colorful and cheap ones from a yard sale. Sarah Shelton, Good Housekeeping, "10 Cheap and Cheerful Ways to Update Your Kitchen," 30 May 2019 Henderson is a picker, part of an invisible corps of tastemakers who haunt auctions, yard sales, estate sales, church sales and art shows. Travis Deshong, Washington Post, "Meet the pickers who helped you furnish your home," 10 July 2019 Unable to secure from the city a special parade event permit that year, the Center held a pride event which, by some accounts, included a charity yard sale, potluck dinner and defiant unofficial march. San Diego Union-Tribune, "From the Archives: San Diego Pride has a long history," 28 June 2019 Exantus is a generalist, scouring yard sales for bargains on old appliances and leftover construction supplies. Rowan Moore Gerety, Harper's magazine, "Downstream," 10 June 2019 Big yard sale: Experience The Great Big Yard Sale June 20 and 21 on the beautiful lawns of the Strongsville Historic Village, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland.com, "The ribs will soon be grilling at City Club’s Rib Burnoff: Strong Points," 6 June 2019 Or perhaps half-blind: My friend Tricia will pick up single boots at yard sales and wear them together; my friend Soo thinks nothing of a pink Indian dress with a Oaxacan skull necklace. Andrew Sean Greer, Vogue, "More Is More: Novelist Andrew Sean Greer on the Virtues of Questionable Taste," 16 Apr. 2019 The page was created by two men, David Dunkleberger and his friend, Ed Sheets, after visiting Davis’ yard sale in Brownstown, Pa., in August. Stephen Sorace, Fox News, "Navy veteran, 66, with terminal cancer holds yard sales to raise money for funeral," 27 Sep. 2018 And in her spare time had a yard sale on the hottest day in Maine or drove 10 hours to Cape Cod from our home in Washington, DC, with me, my older brother and sister, and my younger half-sister in tow. Ali Wentworth, Town & Country, "The Wisdom of Muffie," 7 Jan. 2013

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First Known Use of yard sale

1972, in the meaning defined above

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