consumption tax


a tax, as a sales tax, levied on consumer goods or services at the time of sale.

Nearby words

  1. consummatory behavior,
  2. consummatory behaviour,
  3. consumption,
  4. consumption coagulopathy,
  5. consumption goods,
  6. consumption weed,
  7. consumptive,
  8. consumptively,
  9. cont.,
  10. cont. rem.

Origin of consumption tax

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019