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passager

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

passager (plural passagers)

  1. (falconry) A bird in its first year

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle French passagier, from passage. Adjective derived from the noun.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

passager m (plural passagers, feminine passagère)

  1. Passenger.
  2. (archaic) Traveller.

SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

passager m (feminine passagère, masculine plural passagers, feminine plural passagères)

  1. Whose presence in a location is only temporary; passing.
  2. Of a short duration; temporary; transitory, fleeting, flighty.
    • 1923, Louis Segond (translation), 2 Cr. 3:11,
      En effet, si ce qui était passager a été glorieux, ce qui est permanent est bien plus glorieux.
      For if that which passes away was with glory, much more that which remains is in glory. (World English)
  3. (informal, of a street or place) Busy.

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