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synonyms for hand-me-down

On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hand-me-down, such as: not new, passed down, previously owned, reach-me-down, secondhand, and second-hand.

How to use hand-me-down in a sentence

  • These hand-me-down religions seldom fit, and professional theology, it seems to me, is mostly a dealing in ol' clo'.

  • For decades, collar-buttons have been on the hand-me-down shelves of humor; it is a mistake in the catalogue.

    Seventeen | Booth Tarkington
  • Because the hand-me-down knowledge is no longer backed by the mental capacity of a Challon.

    The Short Life | Francis Donovan
  • You mean that clodhopper with the tight-fitting hand-me-down in the seat behind usyesterday?

    The Ranchman | Charles Alden Seltzer
  • Glass was a mild, colourless, middle-aged man, attired in worn hand-me-down garments.

    Desert Conquest | A. M. Chisholm

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