See also: passe, Passe, pâssé, Pässe, and påsse

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French passé (passed, past participle of passer (to pass)).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

passé (comparative more passé, superlative most passé)

  1. (colloquial) Dated; out of style; old-fashioned.
  2. Past one's prime; worn; faded.
    • 1939 November, “Pertinent Paragraphs: The Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Light Railway”, in Railway Magazine, page 357:
      The coaching stock is in general in a very passé condition, but the ex-royal saloon, though needing a coat of paint outside, as another photograph shows, is spotless inside.

Usage notesEdit

As in French, passée is sometimes used for the feminine: "a passée belle".

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NounEdit

passé (plural passés)

  1. (fencing) An attack that passes the target without hitting.

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɑ.se/, /pa.se/
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NounEdit

passé m (plural passés)

  1. past tense
  2. past (opposite of future)

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

passé (feminine singular passée, masculine plural passés, feminine plural passées)

  1. past
  2. (used with certain temporal nouns) last
    la semaine passée ; l'année passée, l’an passé ; l'hiver passélast week; last year; last winter
    Synonym: dernier

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

passé m (feminine singular passée, masculine plural passés, feminine plural passées)

  1. past participle of passer

Further readingEdit

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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French passé.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

passé (not comparable)

  1. past, over

DeclensionEdit

Only used predicatively.

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LadinEdit

VerbEdit

passé m (pl passés, f passeda, fpl passedes)

  1. Alternative form of passer
  2. past participle of passer

Louisiana Creole FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French passer (to pass), compare Haitian Creole pase.

VerbEdit

passé

  1. to pass

ReferencesEdit

  • Alcée Fortier, Louisiana Folktales

PiedmonteseEdit

VerbEdit

passé

  1. to pass

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French passé.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

passé (not comparable)

  1. passé (dated, out of style, old-fashioned)
    Synonyms: miniony, przebrzmiały, niemodny

DeclensionEdit

Indeclinable.

Further readingEdit

  • passé in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • passé in Polish dictionaries at PWN