An alibi often used to explain the origin of petty contraband. Often works because it is nearly impossible to disprove, plausible, and usually absolves the owner of guilt.
Officer: Son, mind explaining where you got those milk crates with 'Property of Milk Company' written on them?
Dude: Yard sale.
Officer: Dammit.
von JamesXThompson 21. Dezember 2006
People place used household items, clothes, etc. in their yard and offer them for sale. Usually held on a week end, a "yard sale" often involves one, or a few families who pool their unwanted items to sell, often very cheaply.

Parallel term: "Yard saliing." To drive about from yard sale to yard sale.
I bought this sweater at a yard sale for a dollar and a half.

The Jones family are having their yard sale next week/
von Robert Allen 29. August 2003
to fall while skiing or snowboarding and leaving a trail of gear behind them
that two-planker is having a yardsale down there
von Eternity 28. Mai 2003
To leave your possessions messily or haphazardly strewn about, in a manner resembling a yard sale.
Dude, your new housemate is a pig.

Yeah, my living room is a yardsale.
von AnonymousBoschToo 17. September 2012
A term used in Hockey when a player is body checked so hard, equipment such as gloves, stick and helmet, are sent flying through the air.
Wow, Johnny go rocked so hard coming down the middle that he had a yard sale.
von Flop_sg 20. Oktober 2010
When a girl goes through their purse, normally large in size,pulling everything out. Sometimes including clothes, nail polish, pens, paper, etc.
"Wow, she she is having a Yard-Sale over there looking for her pen."
von Smammy Jenkins 2. Mai 2010
Dropping one's phone, and having the battery cover (and any other detachable elements) come off, spilling the contents out onto the ground.
"I dropped my phone last week and it was basically a yard sale."
von Korb 16. März 2008
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