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damaged goods

/ˈdæmɪdʒd/
noun (informal)
1.
a person considered to be less than perfect psychologically, as a result of a traumatic experience
2.
a person, esp a public figure, whose reputation has been damaged
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Contemporary definitions for damaged goods
noun

a person who is impaired, corrupted, or defiled

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damaged

adjective

Drunk (1851+)


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damaged goods

A person, especially an unmarried woman who is no longer a virgin, as in A person who has sex before marriage is not considered damaged goods in this day and age. This pejorative expression transfers the reduced value of materials (stock, provisions, etc.) marred in some way to women who have had a sexual experience. [ Early 1900s ]
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