“I picked up the canvas and took it up to the lady in the thrift store,” she told news outlets at the time.
I had buck teeth, frizzy crazy hair, and a style that was bohemian at best, thrift store at worst.
I grew up in a coupon clipping, thrift store-shopping household.
One of my favorite stores is Plato's Closet, a thrift shop chain that offers gently used name-brand apparel at deep discounts.
But the “thrift Shop” rapper initially seemed shocked that people could somehow interpret his get-up as offensive.
Their enterprise, energy, and thrift made them natural leaders in the community.
Captain Candage's sense of thrift got a more vital jab than did his sense of fear.
The virtues of thrift and self-denial have been disappearing.
It was not the whole, it was only the completion, of the peasant's thrift.
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+)