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not directly known or experienced; obtained from others or from books:
Most of our knowledge is secondhand.
previously used or owned:
dealing in previously used goods:
a secondhand bookseller.
after another user or owner:
He bought it secondhand.
He heard the news secondhand.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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So much of what I am I got from you. I had no idea how much of it was secondhand.
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(...) cheat. It is an attempt to provide sexual experience by secondhand means. Now sex is a thing...
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