noun. ['ˈpɔnˌʃɑːp'] a shop where loans are made with personal property as security.
- loan office
- non-volatile storage
- nonvolatile storage
- pawn (English)
- pan (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
- shop (English)
- shoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
Rhymes with Pawnshop
Sentences with pawnshop
1. Noun, singular or mass
To borrow money from a pawnshop, you bring in something that can serve as collateral for the loan.
Commonly, however, pawnshop loans are for 30 days.
Quotes about pawnshop
1. As a rule of thumb, hitchhiking is no fun. If you’re going to stand around waiting to move, you may as well get paid to hold a pawnshop sign.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE