Definition of 'second-hand'
Example sentences containing 'second hand'
Most of them, after all, had not been at the battle, had not seen what was involved and had only heard of the massacre at second hand.KARA KUSH
The second hand flickered two hundred and thirty more times until she was sinking her teeth into pure air.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002) SOMEBODY (2002)
His Rolex slid out from beneath his cuff; the smooth rotation of the second hand showed that it was real.DO NO HARM (2002)
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This is the thing about second-hand bookshops.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was like buying a second-hand car.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
At the bottom of the hill the little second-hand book shop stocks treasures for those with time to browse.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Anything that could protect not only staff but other prisoners and visitors from second-hand smoke inhalation is obviously welcome.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We bought so many second-hand clothes.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Her former husband ran a second-hand record shop but says he had to give it up because of all the begging letters.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The company is hoping that the low monthly repayments will bring the car within reach of people previously able to afford only a second-hand car.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He stocks 40,000 new and second-hand books.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But as in most second-hand bookshops, there are treasures in the piles.The Times Literary Supplement (2008)
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Definition of second-hand from the Collins English Dictionary