soft goods

or softgoods

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plural noun
  1. the subclass of nondurable goods as represented especially by textile products, as clothing, fabrics, and bedding.

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Origin of soft goods

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby soft goods Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use soft goods in a sentence

  • One year he is a wine-merchant; the next he deals in soft goods; and the year after he becomes an auctioneer.

    Town Life in Australia | R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
  • Muslin and soft goods everywhere and nine chances to one there ain't a gun in the house.

    The Jucklins | Opie Read
  • We're dalers in soft goods, and obliged to tell lies in the way of bisnis.

  • He'd always been fond of the stage, that Mayor, but through bein' in the soft-goods line never could find time to go on.

    The Golden Butterfly | Walter Besant
  • All edibles had been removed by the Boers; there only remained what we believe the trade terms hard and soft goods.

    On the Heels of De Wet | The Intelligence Officer

British Dictionary definitions for soft goods

soft goods

pl n
  1. textile fabrics and related merchandise

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