non-durable good

Definition

A good which is immediately used by a consumer or which has an expected lifespan of three years or less. Examples of non-durable goods include food and clothing. opposite ofdurable goods. also called soft good.

Use non-durable good in a sentence

Many office supplies like pens for example, are considered non-durable goods because they have a very short lifespan of only a couple of months.

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