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 Parachute—the elevated, direct-to-consumer bedding company—is moving beyond sheets and soft goods. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 20 Sep. 2021 In 2015, after years of working in product design for companies like Patagonia and Apple, Billy launched Bilio to design innovative soft goods. Olivia Harrison, refinery29.com, 15 July 2021 That includes disinfecting all the soft goods, such as upholstery and pillow cases. Scott Mcmurren, Anchorage Daily News, 7 Nov. 2020 There are companies that rent out soft goods (jackets, gloves, pants), but in general, most ski tourists opt to rent their skis, boots, and poles from a rental shop and bring everything else from home. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 17 Oct. 2020 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, 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, 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, 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, 16 Jan. 2020

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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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4 Oct 2021

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“Soft goods.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soft%20goods. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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