damaged goods

plural noun

: a person considered to be flawed or spoiled in character, efficiency, or worth

Word History

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of damaged goods was in 1807

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“Damaged goods.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/damaged%20goods. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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