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.
It may be fun and it may get them paid, until oversaturation ruins our sense for irony and destroys the market for it.
Paperback publishers distributed their titles in African-American neighborhoods because it expanded their market base.
Indeed, Lion Air, with 45 percent of the domestic Indonesian airline market, has swallowed the Fernandes formula whole.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Expensive day care pushes women out of the labor market while men continue to work outside the home.
Mr. Bachner found it by wandering through the market and identified a craftsmen here who works in a tiny booth.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When the days were fine, Jean in his basket assisted at the dramatic performance in the market-place.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The declaration of war, or cessation thereof, used to be proclaimed in the market by the High Bailiff.
His partner, Boulton, had a lot ready for the market, and sold 150 by the end of the year.
It was, moreover, of a very poor colour and certainly not of the kind that would readily find a market.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
Lovers our little Dorothy had by the score, though she was never seen but at church or at market.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
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]