Meaning of junk store in English:

junk store

Pronunciation /ˈdʒʌŋk stɔː/


North American
  • In early use: a store in which old or discarded items or materials that may be reused, such as old rope or textiles, bottles, scrap metal, worn-out machinery, etc., are bought and sold. Later: a store selling second-hand articles of any kind.


Late 18th century. From junk + store.