Simple Definition of firsthand
: coming directly from actually experiencing or seeing something
Full Definition of firsthand
: obtained by, coming from, or being direct personal observation or experience <a firsthand account of the war>
Examples of firsthand
He gave a firsthand account of the battle.
She draws on firsthand experiences for her novel.
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FIRSTHAND Defined for Kids
Definition of firsthand
: coming right from the original source <firsthand information> <I got the story firsthand.>
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