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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. 2018.
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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
  • But now and then some passer murmured to himself: "Looks lonely sitting there."

    The Country House John Galsworthy
  • He was a delayer also and, in poker patois, a passer of the buck.

    The Job Sinclair Lewis
  • My new anchor was lying on the quay, and I could hear the comments of every passer by.

    A Floating Home Cyril Ionides
  • Such a tree is the natural rest and lookout for every passer.

    Wild Life Near Home Dallas Lore Sharp
  • Why is the land undone, burnt up like the prairie, without a passer by?

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