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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    an item such as a phone that is passed on from a child to a parent or other older person because it is no longer up to date enough

    I'm using my hand-me-up 2007 Mac book my daughter unloaded on me.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/04/2014


a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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