Definition of mention only in passing
- Her contributions were mentioned only in passing.
: the act or an instance of citing or calling attention to someone or something especially in a casual or incidental manner
: formal citation (see citation 3) for outstanding achievement
: to make mention of : refer to
: unquestionably the best : peerless
: alone in a class or category : sole
: having no brother or sister
: as a single fact or instance and nothing more or different : merely
: solely, exclusively
: at the very least
: with the restriction that : but
: and yet : however
: were it not that : except
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