- the numbers 19 through 36 in roulette.
Origin of passe
- no longer fashionable, in wide use, etc.; out-of-date; outmoded: There were many photographs of passé fashions. I thought hand-cranked pencil sharpeners were passé.
- past: time passé.
- past the prime of one's life.
- Ballet. a movement in which one leg passes behind or in front of the other.
Origin of passé
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Examples from the Web for passe
Shaving your head is passe and even tattoos are fading as a personalized cultural statement.This One Picture of Telly Savalas Refutes All Fears That Progress Has Ended
October 30, 2014
What shulde thei do in scholes but passe the daye in chydyng and beatynge?The Education of Children
But I could never learne the cause why it should be so called, and therefore I will let it passe.The Survey of London
Manie of them for hast were drowned in a riuer which they had to passe.Holinshed Chronicles, Volume I, Complete
This pear came from a seed of the Passe Colmar sown by M. Mas in 1850.The Pears of New York
U. P. Hedrick
They will passe for current at a May-pole, and purchase a favour from their May-Marian.Finger-Ring Lore
- out-of-datepassé ideas
- past the prime; fadeda passé society beauty
Word Origin and History for passe
1775, from French passé (fem. passée) "past, faded," past participle of passer "to pass" (see pass (v.)). Originally of a woman past the period of greatest beauty.