- Passing from one to another; in circulation; current.(Obs)"Many opinions are passant." [Sir T. Browne.]
- Curs�ry, careless.(Obs)"On a passant rewiew of what I wrote to the bishop." [Sir P. Pett.]
- Surpassing; excelling.(Obs)
- [Her] Walking; -- said of any animal on an escutcheon, which is represented as walking with the dexter paw raised.
Etymology: F., p. pr. of passer. See Pass (v. i.)