- household goods, as bed sheets, tablecloths, and towels, formerly bleached and finished in white but now often patterned and colored.
- bleached goods, especially cotton or linen fabrics.
- large household appliances, as refrigerators, stoves, and washing machines.
- alcoholic liquors that are manufactured without color, as vodka, gin, and tequila.
Origin of white goods
Examples from the Web for white goods
Historical Examples of white goods
Then she had been a belt maker, then a stitcher on men's collars, and during the last four years a white-goods worker.Making Both Ends Meet
Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
And, draping himself across the white-goods counter in an attitude as intricate as the letter S, behold Mr. Charley Chubb!
- marketing large household appliances, such as refrigerators, cookersCompare brown goods
- household linen such as sheets, towels, tablecloths, etc