1 definition by Teresa Roberts Davis

Old, dirty, and/or broken, discarded items ranging from bathroom shower curtain rings, to under-stuffed chairs with oily stains and animal hair, for sale. Items are displayed on blankets and folding tables inside of a garage, or on the driveway, and across the lawn. Common identifiers of a "yard sale" are lines of cars (old and new) parked with two wheels sinking into a neighbors' grass and women, usually in pairs, with big butts and wiggly arms, grabbing everything marked 50 cents. Cardboard signs directing drivers to the sale are seen for years after.
1. I answered the door and there was Judy from down the street. "Our street is having a multi-family yard sale, would you like to chip in for a newspaper ad?" said, Judy.
2. I bought my mattress at a yard sale and sprayed it with disinfectant.
by Teresa Roberts Davis May 18, 2006

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