damaged goods

plural noun

Definition of damaged goods

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

1807

First Known Use of damaged goods

1807


DAMAGED GOODS Defined for English Language Learners

damaged goods

plural noun

Definition of damaged goods for English Language Learners

  • : 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

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