yard sale

noun

Origin:
1970–75

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yard-sale definition


  1. n.
    the site of a crash involving one or more bikes, skateboards, snowboards, etc., where the debris is spread far and wide. (Looking like a disorganized yard-, garage-, or tag-sale. : Man, did you see that yard-sale at the last turn?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
Keep it up and someday you might even replace all the neat junk your mom sold
  at the yard sale while you were away at college.
Soon the only place you'll be able to find a pair of traditional skis will be
  at a yard sale.
For about three months after people would comment on the yard sale.
Out with the old and in with the new may mean a garage or yard sale is in your
  future.
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