What does passe mean?

Definitions for passe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antique, demode, ex, old-fashioned, old-hat(p), outmoded, passe, passeeadjective

    out of fashion

    "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas"


  1. passénoun

    An attack that passes the target without hitting.

  2. passéadjective

    dated; out of style; old fashioned


  1. passe

    "Passe" is a French term, which means "past" or "outdated". In English, it's often used to describe something that's no longer fashionable, trendy, or popular. It refers to things, practices, or ideas that are considered old-fashioned or no longer relevant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Passeadjective

    alt. of Passee

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Passé

    pas-sā′, adj. past one's best, faded, past the heyday of life: nearly out of date:—fem. Passée. [Fr., pa.p. of passer, to pass.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. PASSE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Passe is ranked #45886 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Passe surname appeared 465 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Passe.

    83% or 386 total occurrences were White.
    9.4% or 44 total occurrences were Black.
    4% or 19 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.7% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of passe in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of passe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of passe in a Sentence

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Hundred people enter more easily than a giant. A big reform passes less than a hundred of small. (Cent gens entrent mieux qu'un géant. - Une grosse réforme passe moins que cent.)

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    The Wall Pass passes the stone. He would pass the stone hearts. (Le Passe Muraille passe la pierre. Il passerait les coeurs de pierre)

  3. Heather Wilson:

    It's losing popularity, using and abusing animals for entertainment is just becoming passé.


    le laissez-faire va être une chose du passé

  5. President Pierre Nkurunziza:

    Qu'elles soient fabriquées ou réelles, les questions du présent ne doivent jamais nous faire oublier les silences du passé.

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