jumble sale


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jumble sale

n
a sale of miscellaneous articles, usually cheap and predominantly secondhand, in aid of charity. US and Canadian equivalent: rummage sale

jum′ble sale`


n.
[1895–1900]

jumble sale

rummage sale
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jumble sale - a sale of donated articlesjumble sale - a sale of donated articles    
cut-rate sale, sales event, sale - an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"
Translations
bazar
loppemarked
használt tárgyak vására
skransala, sala beint úr heimahúsi
hayır işleri satışıkermes

jumble sale

n (Brit) → ˜ Flohmarkt m (von Vereinen veranstalteter Verkauf von gebrauchten Sachen); (for charity) → Wohltätigkeitsbasar m

jumble

(ˈdʒambl) verb
(often with up or together) to mix or throw together without order. In this puzzle, the letters of all the words have been jumbled (up); His shoes and clothes were all jumbled (together) in the cupboard.
noun
1. a confused mixture. He found an untidy jumble of things in the drawer.
2. unwanted possessions suitable for a jumble sale. Have you any jumble to spare?
jumble sale
a sale of unwanted possessions, eg used clothing, usually to raise money for a charity etc.
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Residents and guests tucked into a barbecue in the glorious summer sunshine, while bargain hunters delighted in the jumble sale which was also hosted in the garden.
FUNNY Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts clothes that'd be rejected by jumble sale.
Recently, she took loads of his things to a jumble sale - not just clothes, but other possessions.
45pm He got his first bike from a jumble sale, but despite riding it into the ground, Chris Hoy's passion for cycling only grew stronger as the years went by.
Highburton First School pupils raised PS146 for famine victims in Africa with a jumble sale they staged in school.
Bought for 50p at a church jumble sale, its information was priceless.
A POPULAR Scout-run jumble sale takes place in Kenilworth this weekend.
NORMAN'Ss three daughters Althea, Diana and Angela turned up to recall their schooldays as "the children from the vicarage" - the greatest perk of which was getting a preview of the jumble sale goods delivered to their home.
A FOOD drive and free jumble sale encouraged community spirit while highlighting the plight of people living below the poverty line.
Today youngsters organised a jumble sale held at the junction of Elswick
Next, all that daft ugly art you couldn''t give away with cash at a jumble sale.
Mandy also recently organised a jumble sale in Bangor raising over pounds 330 for North Wales Housing Homelessness Services.