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[pas-er, pah-ser] /ˈpæs ər, ˈpɑ sər/
a person or thing that passes or causes something to pass.
a passerby.
Origin of passer
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at pass, -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "I'll butt the passer," said the goat, as he helped him over the fence.

    The New Pun Book Thomas A. Brown and Thomas Joseph Carey
  • He was a delayer also and, in poker patois, a passer of the buck.

    The Job Sinclair Lewis
  • The evening greeting of a passer by, wafted down to her from some higher path along the fell?

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Why is the land undone, burnt up like the prairie, without a passer by?

  • Every passer by, too, throws a stone on a heap by the grave, and strokes his beard while he mutters a prayer.

    At the Court of the Amr John Alfred Gray
  • Then the cord is pulled and they lie where they fall, till they are buried by the first passer by.

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