Meaning of “a passing resemblance” in the English Dictionary

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"a passing resemblance" in British English

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a passing resemblance

a slightly similar appearance:

He bears more than a passing resemblance to (= he is noticeably similar to) the young Marlon Brando.

(Definition of “a passing resemblance” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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