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1. pawnshop

noun. ['ˈpɔnˌʃɑːp'] a shop where loans are made with personal property as security.

Synonyms

  • loan office
  • store
  • shop

Antonyms

  • software
  • non-volatile storage
  • nonvolatile storage
  • lose

Etymology

  • pawn (English)
  • pan (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • shop (English)
  • shoppe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Pawnshop

  • barbershop
  • bookshop
  • sweatshop
  • workshop

Example sentences of the word pawnshop


1. Noun, singular or mass
To borrow money from a pawnshop, you bring in something that can serve as collateral for the loan.

2. Adjective
Commonly, however, pawnshop loans are for 30 days.

Quotes containing the word 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

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