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thrift +‎ -ing


thrifting (uncountable)

  1. Shopping for cheap items, as for example at a garage sale or flea market.
    • 2007 April 29, Ruth La Ferla, “The Pack Rat Who Supplies the Scenic Illusion”, in New York Times[1]:
      Chiding himself for his incessant shopping, he explained that the playful Greek hunting scene that hangs above his mantel was unearthed during one of his frequent thrifting trips to upstate New York.