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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
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jum′ble sale`


n.
[1895–1900]
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jumble sale

rummage sale
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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"
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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
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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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BRINGING back jumble sales would be a great way to pick up a bargain.
My mum used to run jumble sales in the 80s and after everyone had left there would be loads of really terrible clothes left that no-one wanted.
It was my late father Michael Durkin, along with my mother Lynn and their neighbour Valerie Nevison, all long standing residents of the area, who held tea/coffee mornings, raffles, jumble sales in the prefab in order to raise funds to enable a community centre to be built.
I can remember going to the many fairs, jumble sales and the panto Cinderella when I was young building, which top of High West Street, in the lovely concert room upstairs with its lovely stage.
Posh jumble sales allow people to sell unwanted expensive items cheaply.
Once we had jumble sales when we wanted to rummage for second-hand clothes but now there's a new, upmarket equivalent which has done for used clothing what Tupperware once did for containers in the USA.
The congregation has been busy raising pounds 600,000 for a new community hall during the past few years by holding jumble sales, meetings, fund raisers at carnivals and sales.
He last had an art lesson at primary school and used coffee table art books bought at jumble sales for inspiration.
They have gone on for weeks now and we are fed up with stores looking like jumble sales
While retaining the main body of the church as a functioning place of worship, it called for additional creche and catering facilities, a fitness and therapy centre, a 175 seat community cinema and, of course, access to all areas; a broad brief that reflected more than simply the ambitious vision of the Rev Phillippa Boardman, who spent six years raising [pounds sterling]20 000 through jumble sales and securing [pounds sterling]3.5m from various funding bodies.
She is asking people to hold coffee mornings, jumble sales and car boot sales to raise funds.
She recommends car boot sales, jumble sales and charity shops as the best places to start looking.