Sunday, December 9, 2012

Word of the day: hand-me-up

definition: something that a younger person gives to an older person because they no longer use it or they have something better to replace it.
example:  'And more and more older users are joining the throng as PC prices fall and adult children give “hand-me-up” computers to mom and dad.'

Similiar to hand-me-down which is something someone gives to a person younger than them for the same reasons, for example clothes. 

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