junk shop


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junk shop

n
1. (Commerce) a shop selling miscellaneous secondhand goods
2. (Commerce) derogatory a shop selling antiques
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.junk shop - a shop that sells cheap secondhand goods
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
Translations

junk shop

n (fam) → (bottega di) rigattiere
References in classic literature ?
Many people say that for a male person, bric-a-brac hunting is about as robust a business as making doll-clothes, or decorating Japanese pots with decalcomanie butterflies would be, and these people fling mud at the elegant Englishman, Byng, who wrote a book called THE BRIC-A-BRAC HUNTER, and make fun of him for chasing around after what they choose to call "his despicable trifles"; and for "gushing" over these trifles; and for exhibiting his "deep infantile delight" in what they call his "tuppenny collection of beggarly trivialities"; and for beginning his book with a picture of himself seated, in a "sappy, self-complacent attitude, in the midst of his poor little ridiculous bric-a-brac junk shop.
She became a half worn-out old woman worker and lived with the grandson above a junk shop on a side street in Cincinnati.
Antler chandelier "I found this in a junk shop in London.
The enterprising pair made their own boat out of a styrofoam crate and scour the ocean of garbage in Manila for waste they can sell to a junk shop.
Whatever items the manangalakals collected are pooled together by Marjun and his siblings and sold to the junk shop.
However, a leaked concept photo also recently revealed how the character looks like as an ordinary girl who owns a junk shop.
Consider upcycling traditional pieces too - a nest of tables from a junk shop can be transformed with metallic paint.
In related news, police have recovered another 15 mortar shells from a junk shop in Karachi.
The 22-year-old was deprived of oxygen and exposed to bacteria in the makeshift "bedroom" he had created for himself in the corner of his junk shop.
If not, they can be picked up for next to nothing at your local tip or junk shop.
The set was amazing - the designer had recreated a 1970s junk shop with fastidious care - no mean feat, considering the detail.
The Apprentice (BBC1, 9pm) Who's going to get fired this week - it could be anyone as they open an East End junk shop in London.