passade

noun pas·sade \pəˈsād\

Definition of passade

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a turn or course of a horse backward or forward on the same spot

  2. 2 :  a passing love affair :  flirtation it describes a passade, a riffle on the surface of life — Anthony West

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Origin and Etymology of passade

French, from Italian passata, from passare to pass (from—assumed—Vulgar Latin passare) + -ata -ade , verb


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