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  1. hand-me-down(adj)

    outgrown garment passed down from one person to another

  2. hand-me-down, hand-down(adj)

    passed on from one person to another

    "not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes"

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  1. hand-me-down(n.)

    An outgrown garment given to one person after use by another; -- usually transferred between members of a family or close friends; as, because she was the youngest of four girls, the clothes she wore were always hand-me-downs.

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  1. hand-me-down(Noun)

    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.

  2. hand-me-down(Adjective)

    Used or second-hand, passed along by its prior user

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