secondhand
Adjective

secondhand (not comparable)

  1. (of goods) Not new; previously owned and used by another.
    Synonyms: used, pre-owned, hand-me-down
  2. (of a dealer) Dealing in such merchandise.
  3. (figurative) Indirect; from a secondary source; not firsthand.
  4. (of cigarette or cigar smoke) inhaled from the air near someone else smoking.
    exposure to secondhand smoke from cigarette-smoking colleagues
Translations
  • French: seconde main, occasion, de seconde main
  • German: gebraucht, Second-Hand, Secondhand-, aus zweiter Hand
  • Italian: di seconda mano
  • Portuguese: de segunda mão
  • Russian: поде́ржанный
  • Spanish: de segunda mano, segunda mano
Translations
  • German: Gebraucht-
Translations Adverb

secondhand (not comparable)

  1. In a used or previously-owned condition.
  2. indirectly



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