- out-of-date; old-fashioned
- Archaic not youthful; rather old
Origin of passéFr, past participle of passer, pass
- No longer current or in fashion; out-of-date.
- Past the prime; faded or aged.
Origin of passeFrench past participle of passer to pass from Old French; see pass .
(comparative more passÃ©, superlative most passÃ©)
As in French, passÃ©e is sometimes used for the feminine: "a passÃ©e belle".
- (fencing) An attack that passes the target without hitting.