passé

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See also: passe, Passe, pâssé, and Pässe

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French passé (passed, past participle of passer (to pass)).

Pronunciation[edit]

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]

  • IPA(key): /pɑ.se/, /pa.se/
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Noun[edit]

passé m (plural passés)

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

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Adjective[edit]

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

  1. past
  2. (used with certain temporal nouns) last
    la semaine passée, l'année passée, l'hiver passélast week, last year, last winter
    Synonym: dernier

Verb[edit]

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

  1. past participle of passer

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French passé.

Pronunciation[edit]

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