passé

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French

Adjective[edit]

passé (comparative more passé, superlative most passé)

  1. (colloquial) dated; out of style; old-fashioned
    • We'll paint the town blue 'cause, baby, red is so passé. - The Pierces
    • I never thought you'd be a junkie, because heroin is so passé. - The Dandy Warhols
  2. Past one's prime; worn; faded.

Usage notes[edit]

As in French, passée is sometimes used for the feminine: "a passée belle".

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Noun[edit]

passé (plural passés)

  1. (fencing) An attack that passes the target without hitting.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

passé m (plural passés)

  1. past tense
  2. past (opposite of future)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

passé m (feminine passée, masculine plural passés, feminine plural passées)

  1. past participle of passer

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French passé

Adjective[edit]

passé (not comparable)

  1. past, over

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Ladin[edit]

Verb[edit]

passé m (pl passés, f passeda, fpl passedes)

  1. Alternative form of passer
  2. past participle of passer