Associations to the word «Passer»

Wiktionary

PASSER, noun. One who succeeds in passing a test, etc.
PASSER, noun. (sports) Someone who passes, someone who makes a pass.
PASSER, noun. (American football) A football player who makes a forward pass, who may be (but not limited to) the quarterback.
PASSER, noun. (chess) A passed pawn.
PASSER, noun. (archaic) One who passes; a passenger.
PASSER, noun. (sociology) One who is able to "pass", or be accepted as a member of a race, sex or other group to which society would not otherwise regard them as belonging.
PASSER, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Passeridae.
PASSER DOMESTICUS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Passeridae   — the house sparrow.
PASSER MONTANUS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Passeridae   — the Eurasian tree sparrow.

Dictionary definition

PASSER, noun. A person who passes by casually or by chance.
PASSER, noun. A person who passes as a member of a different ethnic or racial group.
PASSER, noun. A student who passes an examination.
PASSER, noun. (football) a ball carrier who tries to gain ground by throwing a forward pass.
PASSER, noun. Type genus of the Passeridae.

Wise words

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Antoine De Saint-Exupery