Dilapidated vs Passe - What's the difference?

dilapidated | passe | Related terms |

Dilapidated is a related term of passe.


As a verb dilapidated

is .

As an adjective dilapidated

is having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect.

As a noun passe is

.

dilapidated

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect
  • Synonyms

    * beat * beat up * beaten up * bedraggled * broken-down * ramshackle * ruinous * rundown * tatterdemalion * tumbledown

    passe

    English

    Alternative forms

    * passe

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (colloquial) dated; out of style; old-fashioned
  • * We'll paint the town blue 'cause, baby, red is so passé. - The Pierces
  • * I never thought you'd be a junkie, because heroin is so passé. - The Dandy Warhols
  • Past one's prime; worn; faded.
  • Usage notes

    As in French, is sometimes used for the feminine: "a passée belle".

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (fencing) An attack that passes the target without hitting.
  • Anagrams

    * English borrowed terms ----