What does GU stand for in online commerce?

Gently used

If an item up for sale online is gently used, the seller may denote it as "GU." For example, a person may be selling golf clubs on the Internet and describe them as "GU clubs that are basically new. Get them for a great price!"

People may use it with all sorts of items, from sporting equipment to clothing to tech devices. For example, you may put a label print up for sale and list it as "A GU printer we've only used for 3 or 4 prints." Additionally, you may see it anywhere online where things are sold, such as an online auction or sales site, such as eBay, Facebook Marketplace, or Craig's List.


Leather jacket GU for sale!
I'll take it!

Looking for those new or GU donations

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Updated October 16, 2023

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