nondurable

[ non-doo r-uh-buh l, -dyoo r- ]
/ nɒnˈdʊər ə bəl, -ˈdyʊər- /

adjective

not resistant to wear, decay, etc.; not sturdy: nondurable fabrics.
not lasting or enduring; consumable or perishable.

noun

nondurables. goods that are used up quickly or purchased frequently, as food and apparel.

Nearby words

  1. nondisjunction,
  2. nondistinctive,
  3. nondomiciled,
  4. nondrinker,
  5. nondrip,
  6. none,
  7. none of one's business,
  8. none of the above,
  9. none other than,
  10. none the wiser

Compare durable goods.

Origin of nondurable


Related formsnon·du·ra·bil·i·ty, non·du·ra·ble·ness, nounnon·du·ra·bly, adverb

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