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damaged goods pl (plural only)

  1. Items that were expected to be in good (if not brand new) condition, but were discovered eventually that they weren't.
  2. (figuratively) A person who has an unresolved conflict of emotions after a traumatic event.
  3. (figuratively) A person who is no longer deemed to be fit for purpose; especially an unmarried woman who is no longer a virgin.