worldly goods

plural noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of worldly goods

: things one owns : possessions
  • He sold all of his worldly goods.

Word by Word Definitions

worldly play
  1. : of, relating to, or devoted to this world and its pursuits rather than to religion or spiritual affairs

  2. : worldly-wise

good play goods
  1. : of a favorable character or tendency

  2. : bountiful, fertile

  3. : handsome, attractive

  1. : something that is good

  2. : something conforming to the moral order of the universe

  3. : praiseworthy character : goodness

  1. : well

  2. used as an intensive


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