junkyard

[ juhngk-yahrd ]
/ ˈdʒʌŋkˌyɑrd /

noun

a yard for the collection, storage, and resale of junk.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. junket,
  2. junketeer,
  3. junkie,
  4. junkman,
  5. junky,
  6. juno,
  7. juno and the paycock,
  8. junoesque,
  9. junot,
  10. junot, andoche

Origin of junkyard

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; junk1 + yard2

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British Dictionary definitions for junkyard

junkyard

/ (ˈdʒʌŋkˌjɑːd) /

noun

a place where junk is stored or collected for sale
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