1 (also passepartout frame) A picture or photograph mounted between a piece of glass and a sheet of card (or two pieces of glass) stuck together at the edges with adhesive tape.
More example sentences
- You find here vendors of Cardboard for passepartouts from Germany and Russia.
- At Halbe you have a choice of five colours and a variety of thicknesses. You can choose between 1.5 and 3 mm thick passepartouts
late 17th century: from French, literally 'passes everywhere'.
Definition of passepartout in:
- The US English dictionary