A woman with her daughters at a flea market.
flea market definition by Webster's New World
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a bazaar, usually outdoors, dealing mainly in cheap, secondhand goods
flea market definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A market, usually held outdoors, where antiques, used household goods, and curios are sold.
Origin: Translation of French marché aux puces, market with fleas.
flea market - Business Definition
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A market, generally outdoors, at which vendors rent spaces in order to sell new and used merchandise to the general public.
flea market - Computer Definition
flea market - Phrases/Idioms
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]