[pahs] /pɑs/

noun, French.
the numbers 19 through 36 in roulette.
[pa-sey; for 4 also French pah-sey] /pæˈseɪ; for 4 also French pɑˈseɪ/
no longer fashionable, in wide use, etc.; out-of-date; outmoded:
There were many photographs of passé fashions. I thought hand-cranked pencil sharpeners were passé.
time passé.
past the prime of one’s life.
noun, plural passés
[pa-seyz; French pah-sey] /pæˈseɪz; French pɑˈseɪ/ (Show IPA)
Ballet. a movement in which one leg passes behind or in front of the other.
/ˈpɑːseɪ; ˈpɑseɪ; French pɑse/
out-of-date: passé ideas
past the prime; faded: a passé society beauty

1775, from French passé (fem. passée) “past, faded,” past participle of passer “to pass” (see pass (v.)). Originally of a woman past the period of greatest beauty.


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