Definition of flea market in English:

flea market


  • A street market selling second-hand goods.

    • ‘She was still in her boots, brown Doc Martens that she bought on sale at the flea market just last week, when her life wasn't so dramatic.’
    • ‘There was a flea market selling daft antiques - mainly old junk that it was difficult to imagine anyone buying.’
    • ‘Perhaps, when you were young, your parents stopped at a flea market while on vacation and one vendor was selling old kitchen cupboards.’
    • ‘Garcia said US Customs began tracking Guthrie after undercover agents linked him to pirated discs being sold at a Mississippi flea market.’
    • ‘Present each with a small amount of cash (a fiver maximum), take them to the local flea market or car boot sale and let them browse around hoovering up the bargains.’
    • ‘There is a flea market and fun fair planned for Zoo Lake, in Parkview.’
    • ‘The Jam will also have a flea market where you can sell, buy and barter musical instruments, audiotapes, CDs and rock T-shirts.’
    • ‘Experience the flea market - where junk shines brighter than neon!’
    • ‘The flea market attached to the St. Jacob's market sells many interesting and unique items.’
    • ‘The streets were filled with booths like a shanty flea market.’
    • ‘And every Sunday, like a weekly ritual, a flea market also appears.’
    • ‘If the author is correct in the assertion that one person is paying £26,000 in rents for a flea market, this does suggest that it is a business, rather than a charity.’
    • ‘The city approved renovations for a flea market at Norwood Plaza Shopping Center at 5451 Norwood Ave.’
    • ‘We also need a proper weekly flea market and secondhand book market just for starters.’
    • ‘Sometimes an individual, after swinging a sweetheart deal at the flea market or auction, wants to know just how old a machine is.’
    • ‘Right in town, the weekly flea market continues to grow as vendors hawk their wares and produce to all who desire the freshest of what our area has to offer.’
    • ‘That's him in front of his store in the flea market!’
    • ‘We see all this talk about what the flea market customers think, a survey carried out in the flea market is bound to show most people being in favour even if most of them are from outside Craven.’
    • ‘Once a month in the summer locals gathered on the courthouse lawn for the flea market, exchanging gossip and junk under the big pecan trees.’
    • ‘Nothing is more thrilling than discovering an old discarded treasure at a flea market or yard sale, purchasing it and placing it high on a shelf in your home where it will sit and be admired for years to come!’
    shopping precinct, shopping complex, mall, shopping mall, arcade, shopping arcade, galleria, parade, shopping parade
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