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
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jum′ble sale`


n.
[1895–1900]
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jumble sale

rummage sale
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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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THE Shuttlewood Clarke Foundation, based in Ulverscroft, is holding a jumble sale fund-raising event at Markfield.
6 Jumble sale Chester Road United Reformed Church, Whitby in Ellesmere Port, is holding a jumble sale on Saturday.
Jumble sale for parish's pensioners DUNFORD Parish Senior Citizens' Association is holding a Jumble Sale, on Friday (September 16).
ww Jumble sale ON Saturday, August 6, 1.30pm to 3pm, a Jumble Sale at the Jubilee Centre, Seabank Drive, Prestatyn, LL19 7PP.
When: Wednesday, March 9 from 10:30am-12pm Where: Earsdon Grange care home, Thorntree Drive, Wellfield, Whitley Bay, NE25 9NR Organised by: Joanne Rossiter More info: 0191 283 3963 Jumble sale in Heaton What: Jumble sale of clothes, books bric-a-brac and jewellery at bargain prices.
Recently, she took loads of his things to a jumble sale - not just clothes, but other possessions.
This is a painful situation for all of you and it's not nice to see your dad's stuff at a jumble sale. But I think you need to cut your mum a bit of slack.
Chris Hoy Sir Chris Hoy: How to Win Gold BBC1, 10.45pm 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.
In these hard times the jumble sale has a place to be reintroduced, producing revenue for school halls and church buildings that hold a regular jumble sale.
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.
Those mis-shapen garments from the jumble sale floor are what the students are wearing now.