passé

play
adjective pas·sé \pa-ˈsā\

Definition of passé

  1. 1 :  past one's prime

  2. 2 a :  outmoded b :  behind the times

Examples of passé in a sentence

  1. That style of music is now considered passé.

  2. <that literary style is a bit passé nowadays>

Origin and Etymology of passé

French, from past participle of passer


First Known Use: 1775


PASSÉ Defined for English Language Learners

passé

play
adjective pas·sé \pa-ˈsā\

Definition of passé for English Language Learners

  • : no longer fashionable or popular


Learn More about passé

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of passé


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