Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Passeridae.

Etymologies

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From Latin passer ("sparrow").

Examples

  • The Passer: The Passer is the polar opposite of The Scorer.

    Basketbawful

  • Targets Average gain Interceptions Touchdowns Passer rating Rating rank** 2011 21 6.57 3* 0 41.5 4th of 83 2010 41 7.22 0 2 91.1 71st of 92 *interceptions are the team total on passes thrown at Wilson, not the individual total.

    Kyle Wilson Has Gradually Become Darrelle Revis-Lite

  • While living in Prague, he attended grade school with Mr. Forman, Vaclav Havel and Ivan Passer.

    Two Paths, Little Glory For This Polish Director

  • Passer by u are talking crap, this has nothing to do with RUC and your reference to collusion and RUC is an insult to our brave comrade Peadar.

    Officer Down (Northern Ireland) « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Another point of music we look forward to is the Communion proper, which we chose from the 3rd Sunday of Lent: Passer Invenit, which is nearly symphonic in its scope and has the famed passage that seems to replicate the sound of the turtle doves in the text.

    Highest Call, Birmingham, Alabama

  • Passer-bys will have entire conversations with my dog, without ever looking at me, and his breath stinks.

    Cooperative Blog » 2009 » February » 12

  • Or as it's unofficially billed: "Cirque du Schmelky," named for Marty Schmelky (Danny Rutigliano), a loudmouthed barker boss who oversees a crazy collection of clowns, (the inspired Claudio Carneiro and Patrick De Valette) a gum-chewing secretary (a pitch-perfect Shereen Hickman), two assistants (Daniel Passer and Wayne Wilson) and a host of remarkable acts, which Schmelky introduces with great fanfare.

    Fern Siegel: Stage Door: Banana Shpeel, Metal Children

  • In fifth place: Tampa Bay's Josh Freeman, who's turned in a respectable 85.8 Passer Rating while earning significantly less $7.2 million than the two QBs drafted ahead of him in 2009, Matthew Stafford and Mark Sanchez.

    The Best Quarterbacks For The Buck

  • To determine which QBs deliver the most for the least, we compared the salaries for each against what we'll call his Adjusted Passer Rating -- his Passer Rating the standard formula used to rate NFL quarterbacks based on completion percentage, yards per attempt, touchdowns and interceptions adjusted for playing time.

    The Best Quarterbacks For The Buck

  • Example: The Eagles 'Michael Vick, No. 3 on our list, currently boasts a league-leading 105.3 Passer Rating.

    The Best Quarterbacks For The Buck

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