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.
Layson was able to sell it at a junk shop in Las Pinas City for P1,900.
According to Hirang, the warning was issued after a series of dialogues were held over the years between the junk shop owners and EPWMD, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, and Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
The man, who introduced himself as 'Mel,' buys and sells junk, which he delivers to a nearby junk shop that lends him his P1,000 daily capital.
The two-act play, starring Greek actors Petros Filippidis, Giannis Bezos and Orfeas Avgoustidis, is set in a junk shop.
Roldan said the starter kits are start-up businesses which include agricultural supply, fruit and vegetable vending, fish vending, dried fish vending, junk shop, lutong bahay and snack vending, bigasan, sari-sari store, barbeque vending, seedling vending, ukay-ukay and buko vending.
While 'worn' pieces can be a lovely addition, too many can give a junk shop effect.
Annie, in a bid to impress a would-be lover, buys a dusty old painting in a junk shop.
Chris Mould has been busy, illustrating A Boy Called Christmas (see Haig above) and this, his new series about a crew of tiny pirates who live in a ship in a bottle in the Old Junk Shop at the end of the street.
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.
However, a leaked concept photo also recently revealed how the character looks like as an ordinary girl who owns a junk shop.