Origin of flea market
OTHER WORDS FROM flea marketflea-mar·ket·er, flea-mar·ket·eer, noun
Words nearby flea market
How to use flea market in a sentence
Mena-Barreno denied wrongdoing to authorities, saying he buys bikes online from sites such as Craigslist and OfferUp and then sells them at a flea market in El Paso.Eight Indicted in Million-Dollar Colorado Bike-Crime Spree|mskenazy|November 23, 2021|Outside Online
Out now on Light in the Attic Records, “Another Side” is now the first public product of that incredible flea market find.Leo Nocentelli’s long-lost folk-funk album sees the light of day, 50 years later|John Lingan|November 19, 2021|Washington Post
Exhausted, tempers began to flare so we stopped at a flea market-turned-shelter that was taking in evacuees.I Fled Hurricane Katrina When I Was 12 Years Old. We Can’t Forget the Kids of Louisiana Today|Edward Buckles Jr.|September 3, 2021|Time
He began as a teenage salesman, setting up a stand on a sidewalk flea market in Chicago, where he sold kitchen gadgets — the Chop-O-Matic and Veg-O-Matic, among them — invented by his father.Ron Popeil, inventor, pitchman and TV infomercial star, dies at 86|Matt Schudel|July 29, 2021|Washington Post
In some cases, the land is used for swap meets and flea markets when movies aren’t being shown.
I grew up in New York and there was a Caldor that had a Sunday flea market.The TV Superhero Guru Behind ‘The Flash’|Jason Lynch|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Six months after he arrived in Paris, he found another high-wheeled bicycle in a flea market and bought that too.Pryor Dodge's Two-Wheeled Obsession Is Now a Museum of Bike History|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With its famous flea market and cute shops, Eastern Market has always been a popular stop on the weekend.A Local’s Guide to D.C. During the Holidays|William O’Connor|December 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It's a very cozy place, and the dining area is furnished with flea-market furniture from the '60s and '70s.Fresh Picks|Clotilde Dusoulier|January 12, 2010|DAILY BEAST
A deputy said, jerking his thumb over his shoulder at the flea market and the ride.
The third was outside of San Francisco, in a gigantic ghost-mall that was already being used as a flea-market.
He bossed a low-budget tourist attraction and he ran a pirate flea-market.
British Dictionary definitions for flea market
Other Idioms and Phrases with flea market
A market, usually held outdoors, where used goods and antiques are sold. For example, We picked up half of our furniture at flea markets. The term is a direct translation of the French marché aux puces and presumably implies that some of the used clothes and furniture might be flea-infested. [1920s]