soft goods

plural noun

Definition of soft goods

: goods that are not durable used especially of textile products

Examples of soft goods in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, Li leaned into the textural feel, adding antique and vintage furniture, an array of soft goods, and metallic accents to make the space feel cozy and interesting while keeping within a fairly cohesive palette. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "This Boho Loft by Bailey Li Is a Lesson in Layering," 29 June 2020 Hard, nonporous materials such as metal, plastic and glass are more welcoming habitats for viruses than soft goods like fabrics. Andrea Sachs, Washington Post, "Worried the coronavirus came home with you? Tips for cleaning your gear post-trip.," 12 Mar. 2020 Jeremiah Jones hopes to nurture some of that creativity by using his soft goods manufacturing business, SewLab USA, based in the East Baltimore neighborhood of Johnston Square, as a catalyst to create jobs. Lorraine Mirabella, Washington Post, "Young designers fuel revival of Baltimore’s garment industry," 23 Feb. 2020 Today Casco is one of only a handful of U.S. soft goods manufacturers left in the nation. Melinda Zemper, Cincinnati.com, "Product innovation, employee loyalty help Casco thrive for 60 years," 16 Jan. 2020 Market halls, including both seasonal pop-ups and year-round establishments, have become the hottest trend in soft goods, especially food. CNN, "Retail isn't dead. It's just changing," 24 Dec. 2019 The club is collecting soft goods (clothing, bedding, linens, shoes, pocketbooks, etc.) for its 4th annual Savers FUNDrive® to benefit its community programs and donations. courant.com, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 12 Sep. 2019 The club is also collecting soft goods (clothing, bedding, linens, shoes, pocketbooks, etc.) for its 4th annual Savers FUNDrive® to benefit its community programs and donations. courant.com, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 22 Aug. 2019 Pelican hits a homerun with their first foray into soft goods. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Commuter Backpacks for the Daily Grind," 2 May 2019

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First Known Use of soft goods

1798, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of soft goods was in 1798

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“Soft goods.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soft%20goods. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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