pass-remarkable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the phrase pass remark on, i.e. make a comment about, +‎ -able.

Adjective[edit]

pass-remarkable (comparative more pass-remarkable, superlative most pass-remarkable)

  1. (pejorative, Scotland, Ireland) Of a person, making belittling or snide remarks.
    • 1980, Benedict Kiely, The state of Ireland
      Those are gallant shoes, sir, if you'll excuse me being so pass-remarkable. Hand-made jobs.