junk shop

  1. a shop selling miscellaneous secondhand goods

  2. derogatory a shop selling antiques

Words Nearby junk shop

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How to use junk shop in a sentence

  • Fortuitously, I spotted a stack of crumbling issues of a publication named Physical Culture in a junk shop in Ithaca, New York.

    The Craziest Diet Ever | Mark Adams | March 16, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Then bit by bit, he unloaded his mind, which appeared full of little things, like a junk shop.

    The Belted Seas | Arthur Colton
  • The rest of the house bears a close resemblance to an ecclesiastical junk shop.

    Worldly Ways and Byways | Eliot Gregory
  • It is disheartening to the amateur to see his gallery gradually assuming the similitude of a common or a junk-shop.

  • Scarcely a day passed that Willy did not visit a junk shop on the Bowery, or in the Jewish quarter.

    Atlantis | Gerhart Hauptmann