Thesaurus / hand-me-down
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

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

SeventeenBooth Tarkington

You're so bloody sane and smug you with your secondhand suit and hand-me-down knowledge!

The Short LifeFrancis Donovan

The Socialist cook exchanged his greasy dungarees for a pair of hand-me-down creaseless serge pants.

The Flying Bo'sunArthur Mason

That's the flat truth, and I'd like to shake your Jake Kasker out of his suit of hand-me-down clothing.

Mary Louise and the Liberty GirlsEdith Van Dyne (AKA L. Frank Baum)

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

It was, in all its sad irony, the vulgar "hand-me-down that!"

It has none of the fresh, "hand-me-down" regularity of the American, nor the sober coziness of the English, village.

The Pacific TriangleSydney Greenbie

But the junk-dealers, second-hand men, and hand-me-down shop-keepers took in most of the goods.

A Daughter of the VineGertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

Couldn't you change your peacock raiment for a hand-me-down without coming to Wheeling?

Uncle Sam DetectiveWilliam Atherton Du Puy

He was of medium height, dressed fairly well in a hand-me-down, and sported a flaming red necktie.

Edith and JohnFranklin S. Farquhar

WORDS RELATED TO HAND-ME-DOWN

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.