Definition of Passerby

1. Noun. A person who passes by casually or by chance.

Exact synonyms: Passer, Passer-by
Generic synonyms: Footer, Pedestrian, Walker
Derivative terms: Pass

Definition of Passerby

1. n. One who goes by; a passer.

Definition of Passerby

1. Noun. Alternative spelling of '''passer-by'''. ¹

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Definition of Passerby

1. one who passes by [n PASSERSBY]

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Literary usage of Passerby

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1. The Cruise of the "Janet Nichol" Among the South Sea Islands: A Diary by Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson (1914)
"Both were delighted when the strained situation was broken by a chance passerby. The black boys are playing cards in the looked as ..."

2. Cases on the Law of Torts by Francis Hermann Bohlen (1915)
"Dennis, 93 Ind. 452 (1883), a passerby, seeing cows drinking fish brine from barrels left open by defendant in the street, emptied it into the gutter, ..."

3. The Tree That Fell to the West: Autobiography of a Sufi by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (2003)
"asked the passerby, "If you can carry this pond you can carry the whole world ... They picked up their sticks to hit the passerby, yelling, "People like you ..."

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