Meaning of passe*

passe

Pronunciation: (päs), [key]
— n. French.
  1. the numbers 19 through 36 in roulette. Cf.

pas•sé

Pronunciation: (pa-sā' for 4 also Fr. pä-sā'), [key]
— adj., n., pl. pas•sés
—adj.
  1. no longer fashionable, in wide use, etc.; out-of-date; outmoded: There were many photographs of passé fashions.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.
  2. past: time passé.
  3. past the prime of one's life.
—n.
  1. a movement in which one leg passes behind or in front of the other.
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