damaged goods

plural noun

Definition of damaged goods 

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

First Known Use of damaged goods

1807, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about damaged goods

Share damaged goods

Dictionary Entries near damaged goods

damage

damageable

damage control

damaged goods

damaging

Daman

Damanhûr

Statistics for damaged goods

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for damaged goods

The first known use of damaged goods was in 1807

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for damaged goods

damaged goods

noun

English Language Learners Definition of damaged goods

: products that are broken, cracked, scratched, etc.

: a person who is considered to be no longer desirable or valuable because of something that has happened : a person whose reputation is damaged

More from Merriam-Webster on damaged goods

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with damaged goods

Comments on damaged goods

What made you want to look up damaged goods? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a knickknack or trinket

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!