adjective/ˈsɛkənd-hænd/ (say 'sekuhnd-hand), /sɛkənd-ˈhænd/ (say sekuhnd-'hand) 1. obtained from another; not original: second-hand knowledge.
2. previously used or owned: second-hand clothes.
3. dealing in previously used goods: a second-hand bookseller.
–adverb/sɛkənd-ˈhænd/ (say sekuhnd-'hand) 4. after having been owned by another person: to buy goods second-hand.
5. from or at a source other than the original; indirectly: I heard it second-hand.
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