Definitions for hand-me-down
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word hand-me-down
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a used item passed along for further use by another, esp. an article of clothing.
(adj.)passed along for further use by another.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of hand-me-down:
outgrown garment passed down from one person to another
passed on from one person to another
"not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes"
An item that is passed along for someone else to use; especially, a piece of clothing or other item which has been outgrown by a older sibling and passed down to a younger one.
Used or second-hand, passed along by its prior user
Find a translation for the hand-me-down definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these hand-me-down definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"hand-me-down." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Apr. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/hand-me-down>.