[ thrift-shop ]
/ ˈθrɪftˌʃɒp /
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a retail store that sells secondhand goods at reduced prices.
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How to use thriftshop in a sentence
Would you know the rapper Macklemore's other half if he showed up at your thrift shop?Viral Video of the Day: Who Is Ryan Lewis?|The Daily Beast Video|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the “Thrift Shop” rapper initially seemed shocked that people could somehow interpret his get-up as offensive.Macklemore, the Grammy Winning Rapper, Is a 9/11 Truther Who Likes to Play Anti-Semitic Dress-Up|Emily Shire, Marlow Stern|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Next to the café is a charity thrift shop, one I visited in pre-MF times when I was on the lookout for fun bargains.The Bag Lady Papers, Part VIII|Alexandra Penney|June 28, 2009|DAILY BEAST
I confess to paying $16 for a perfect-fit Bill Blass pleated skirt that I spotted in a Palm Beach thrift shop.The Bag Lady Papers, Part VII|Alexandra Penney|May 7, 2009|DAILY BEAST
One of my favorite stores is Plato's Closet, a thrift shop chain that offers gently used name-brand apparel at deep discounts.A Recession Is Just What Teens Need|Zac Bissonnette|December 3, 2008|DAILY BEAST