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3 definitions found
 for passee
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Old-fashioned \Old`-fash"ioned\, a.
     Formed according to old or obsolete fashion or pattern;
     belonging to or characteristic of times past; adhering to old
     customs, styles, or ideas; as, an old-fashioned dress, girl;
     old-fashioned wire-rimmed glasses. "Old-fashioned men of
     wit." --Addison.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           This old-fashioned, quaint abode.        --Longfellow.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Unacceptable or suboptimum because of having been
        superseded by something more recent; outmoded[2];
        out-of-date. [Narrower terms: old-fashioned, out of
        fashion(predicate), out of style(predicate), passe,
        passee.]
  
     Syn: antique, old-hat(predicate), outmoded, out-of-date.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
  
     3. Unfashionably out of date; out of style. [Narrower terms:
        unfashionable (vs. fashionable)]
  
     Syn: demode, out of fashion(predicate), out of
          style(predicate), passe, passee.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] old fashioned

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  passe \pas*se"\, Pass'e \Pas`s['e]"\, masc. Pass'ee
  \Pas`s['e]"e\, fem.(p[a^]*s[asl]), a. [F.]
     Past; gone by; hence, past one's prime; worn; faded; as, a
     pass['e]e belle. --Ld. Lytton.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Same as old-fashioned, a., 2.
  
     Syn: antique, demode, old-fashioned, old-hat(predicate),
          outmoded, out-of-date, out of fashion(predicate), out of
          style(predicate), passe.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. Past; -- used appositively; as, time passe.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  passee
      adj 1: out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance";
             "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas" [syn:
             antique, demode, ex, old-fashioned, old-hat(p),
             outmoded, passe, passee]

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