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


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


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019