Would you know the rapper Macklemore's other half if he showed up at your thrift shop?
I had buck teeth, frizzy crazy hair, and a style that was bohemian at best, thrift store at worst.
But the “thrift Shop” rapper initially seemed shocked that people could somehow interpret his get-up as offensive.
We get cheap baby clothes at the thrift stores, because the baby is growing so fast.
One of my favorite stores is Plato's Closet, a thrift shop chain that offers gently used name-brand apparel at deep discounts.
Their enterprise, energy, and thrift made them natural leaders in the community.
If he felt a respect for her thrift it was completely unacknowledged.
The virtues of thrift and self-denial have been disappearing.
Does not this thrift prove that anxiety for the morrow is not after all quite unknown here?'
His name was Stacks, and he was a great lover of tea; moreover, he had a soul disposed to economy and thrift.
c.1300, "fact or condition of thriving," also "prosperity, savings," from Middle English thriven "to thrive" (see thrive), possibly influenced by Old Norse þrift, variant of þrif "prosperity," from þrifask "to thrive." Sense of "habit of saving, economy" first recorded 1550s (thrifty in this sense is recorded from 1520s; also see spendthrift). Thrift shop attested by 1919.
Enough to eat; an acceptable standard of living: He isn't rich, but he gets his three squares every day/ homeless men do break the law to get ''three hots and a cot'' (1899+)