a person passing by.
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How to use passerby in a sentence
“He is beautiful,” one accented passer-by says to the camera.
A year or so later, a magistrate fined her when her dog bit a passer-by in the Windsor Great Park.Working in The Royal Archives and Dreaming Up a Novel | Tom Sykes | October 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many of the inhabitants came out of their houses and gave it fodder, and every passer-by turned out of the way for it.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
Many a passer-by would have found it difficult to guess the class of trade carried on by Monsieur Guillaume.At the Sign of the Cat and Racket | Honore de Balzac
Behind such a wall the passer-by had a glimpse of the upper windows and steep roof of a house of considerable size.The Light That Lures | Percy Brebner
British Dictionary definitions for passer-by
a person that is passing or going by, esp on foot
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