car boot sale

noun
an outdoor sale at which people sell things from the trunk of their car
Syn: ↑boot sale
Hypernyms: ↑sale, ↑cut-rate sale, ↑sales event

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car boot sale noun
A sale at which goods are sold direct from the boots of the owners' cars
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Main Entry:car

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car boot sale UK US noun [countable] [singular car boot sale plural car boot sales] british
a market where people sell things that they do not want from the back of their car
Thesaurus: markets and market stallshyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ sales [count]
Brit : a sale in which people gather to sell items that they bring to the sale in their cars

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ˌcar ˈboot sale [car boot sale] noun (BrE)
an outdoor sale where people sell things that they no longer want, using tables or the backs of their cars to put the goods on

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • car boot sale — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ an outdoor sale at which people sell things from the boots of their cars …   English terms dictionary

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  • car boot sale — noun (C) BrE a sale in a car park or other open space, where people sell things from the back of their cars …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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