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

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damaged goods

noun

English Language Learners Definition of damaged goods

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