Synonyms of 'second-hand'
a stack of second-hand books
He'd heard, indirectly, that I was a major opponent of their plan.
on the grapevine (informal)
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If you say that something is derivative, you are criticizing it because it is not new or original but has been developed from something else.
their dull, derivative debut album
Hand-me-down is used to describe things, especially clothes, which have been used by someone else before you and which have been given to you for your use.
Most of the children wore hand-me-down clothes.
An indirect result or effect is not caused immediately and obviously by a thing or person, but happens because of something else that they have done.
They are feeling the indirect effects of the recession elsewhere.
Thesaurus for second-hand from the Collins English Thesaurus
Second-hand things are not new and have been owned by someone else.