hand-me-down


hand–me–down

adjective \ˈhan(d)-mē-ˌdan\

: owned or used by someone else before you

Full Definition of HAND-ME-DOWN

1
:  put in use by one person or group after being used, discarded, or handed down by another <hand–me–down clothes> <hand–me–down anecdotes>
2
:  ready-made and usually cheap and shoddy
hand–me–down noun

First Known Use of HAND-ME-DOWN

1827

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