Definition of tabletop sale in English:

tabletop sale


  • An occasion when participants sell unwanted possessions from tables, especially one where at least some of the proceeds go to charity.

    • ‘I should at least get marks for effort: I have gone to coffee mornings, decorated boxes with gold paint and plastic jewels and operated the tea-urn at a tabletop sale.’
    • ‘On Saturday seven mums held a chocolate tombola at a tabletop sale in the Neeld Hall in Chippenham and raised £235.’
    • ‘A childbirth charity is raising its profile in Warminster after holding its first tabletop sale on Saturday.’
    • ‘I have a table booked at the Tabletop sale in the village on Sunday, so that will be another test to see if there's a market for my kind of thing.’
    • ‘The raffle will be taking place as part of the tabletop sale on Saturday, from 1pm until 3pm.’
    • ‘The group also plans to start making better use of the grassed area around the pool with evening yoga and Tai Chi classes, tabletop sales and other events.’
    • ‘People who want to have a stall at the tabletop sale should arrive at 11am and it will cost £1 per table.’
    • ‘The association has already netted more than 600 from a tabletop sale and a Body Shop party.’
    • ‘In the last four weeks alone there has been a New Year party, a Christmas quiz night, Boxing Day skittles, bingo and grand raffle, tabletop sale, country and western party and a family fancy dress disco.’
    • ‘And anyone who has anything to donate to the tabletop sale can contact me before the fête, or can take it along on the day.’
    • ‘They are holding a tabletop sale on December 13, at Bradley's Methodist Chapel and they are doing a sponsored swim, in January.’