passed master


: a person who has passed as a master : one who is proficient in a particular field or activity
passed masters in the use of the clichéE. H. Criswell
compare past master

Word History


from past participle of pass entry 1 (to go through an inspection successfully)

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“Passed master.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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