Synonyms of secondhand


1. secondhand, secondary (vs. primary)

usage: derived from what is primary or original; not firsthand; "a secondhand report"; "a secondhand account of a memory of something once read"; "most of our knowledge is secondhand"

2. secondhand, used, old (vs. new)

usage: previously used or owned by another; "bought a secondhand (or used) car"


1. secondhand

usage: by indirect means; "I heard about it only secondhand or thirdhand"; "he prefers to buy secondhand"

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