[pas-er, pah-ser]


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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for passer

Contemporary Examples of passer

Historical Examples of passer

  • "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