producer goods

plural noun

Definition of producer goods

: goods (such as tools and raw materials) used to produce other goods and satisfy human wants only indirectly

Examples of producer goods in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mining, raw materials, and manufacturing producer goods saw prices rise +24.9%, +15.2%, and +5.4% respectively year-over-year. Brendan Ahern, Forbes, 11 May 2021 What has changed is the search for cheap labor, because the rise of middle classes in China, India, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and sub-Saharan Africa has increased wages everywhere, giving producers good reason to automate production. Time, 18 Nov. 2019 What: Local boys turned international DJs and producers Good Things Ahead (aka GTA) return home on the strength of a recent label launch, ready to rock the crowd with house, funk, bass and Latin beats. Kat Bein, Billboard, 5 Dec. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'producer goods.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of producer goods

1932, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About producer goods

Time Traveler for producer goods

Time Traveler

The first known use of producer goods was in 1932

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near producer goods

producer gas

producer goods


See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for producer goods

Cite this Entry

“Producer goods.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for producer goods

producer goods

Legal Definition of producer goods

— see good sense 2

More from Merriam-Webster on producer goods Encyclopedia article about producer goods


Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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