Middle French passagier, from passage. Adjective derived from the noun.
passager m (plural passagers; feminine passagère, plural passagères)
- (archaic) Traveller.
passager m (feminine passagère, masculine plural passagers, feminine plural passagères)
- Whose presence in a location is only temporary; passing.
- 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)
- (informal, of a street or place) Busy.