Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
secondhand

sec·ond·hand

secondhand

 
pronunciation:
se knd haend
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: coming or received from a source other than the original.
secondhand information obtained from newspaper reports
similar words:
secondary
definition 2: not new; used.
secondhand books
antonyms:
new
definition 3: trading in used goods.
a secondhand car dealer
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: from a source other than the original.
Did you learn this secondhand?
definition 2: after having been owned by someone else; used.
I bought this coat secondhand.