white goods

Primary Meanings of white goods

1.
n
large electrical home appliances (refrigerators or washing machines etc.) that are typically finished in white enamel
2.
n
drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth
Full Definitions of white goods
1

n large electrical home appliances (refrigerators or washing machines etc.) that are typically finished in white enamel

Types:
show 11 types...
hide 11 types...
clothes drier, clothes dryer
a dryer that dries clothes wet from washing
dish washer, dishwasher, dishwashing machine
a machine for washing dishes
electric range
a kitchen range in which the heat for cooking is provided by electric power
icebox, refrigerator
white goods in which food can be stored at low temperatures
automatic washer, washer, washing machine
a home appliance for washing clothes and linens automatically
cooler, ice chest
a refrigerator for cooling liquids
electric refrigerator, fridge
a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor
mangle
clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers
spin drier, spin dryer
a clothes dryer that uses centrifugal motion to dry the clothes that are put into it
tumble drier, tumble-dryer
a clothes dryer that spins wet clothes inside a cylinder with heated air
wringer
a clothes dryer consisting of two rollers between which the wet clothes are squeezed
Type of:
home appliance, household appliance
an appliance that does a particular job in the home
2

n drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth

Synonyms:
household linen
Types:
show 8 types...
hide 8 types...
ironing
garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed
laundry, wash, washables, washing
garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
linen
white goods or clothing made with linen cloth
bath linen
linens for use in the bathroom
bed linen
linen or cotton articles for a bed (as sheets and pillowcases)
doily, doyley, doyly
a small round piece of linen placed under a dish or bowl
flat wash, flatwork
ironing that can be done mechanically
napery, table linen
linens for the dining table
Type of:
drygoods, soft goods
textiles or clothing and related merchandise

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.