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white goods

noun plural

Simple Definition of white goods

  • : large pieces of household equipment (such as refrigerators and washing machines)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of white goods

  1. 1 a :  white fabrics especially of cotton or linen b :  articles (as sheets, towels, or curtains) originally or typically made of white cloth

  2. 2 :  major household appliances (as stoves and refrigerators) that are typically finished in white enamel

Circa 1871

First Known Use of white goods

circa 1871


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