Define: Flea Market

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Definition: Flea Market

Quick Summary of Flea Market

What is the dictionary definition of Flea Market?

Dictionary Definition

a market, usually taking place outside, where old or used goods are sold cheaply.


Full Definition of Flea Market


Examples of Flea Market in a sentence

The traders at the flea market were able to explain the backstories and history behind all the items they were selling.

Flea Market FAQ's

What is a flea market?

The term flea market originated with the French term “marché aux puces”. This translates as “market of the fleas” and referred to the likely flea-infested used merchandise. Flea markets are markets where multiple vendors gather to sell merchandise.

What is another word for flea market?

farmers’ market
flea fair
garage sale
marche aux puces
rummage sale
street market
swap meet
tag sale
yard sale

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This glossary post was last updated: 9th August 2019.