Incidentally, by the way, as in “It may be remarked in passing” (Charlotte Brontë, Shirley, 1849). [Mid-1800s]
Words nearby in passing
How to use in passing in a sentence
The big slug happened to hit the suspect in the street, passing through his arm and then striking Police Officer Andrew Dossi.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Earl Spencer adds, “Effectively, my great-grandfather sold his children to his father-in-law.”The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
In passing to her own chamber she met the Emperor, and, in the agitation of her maternal fears, told him all that had passed.
Passing, now, to the other side of elasticity—i.e., contractility—can we say as much?Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
It may be noted in passing that in the three miracles in Matthew of exorcising a blinding demon the title “Son of David” is used.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway