passing - definition and synonyms

adjective [only before noun] 

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  1. 1
    moving past

    He was found by a passing motorist.

    Bridget grabbed a glass of champagne from a passing waiter.

  2. 2
    lasting only a short time, and usually not very important or serious

    a passing craze/fashion

    It wasn’t really a romance, just a passing flirtation.