noun, plural pass·ers·by [pas-erz-bahy, -bahy, pah-serz-] /ˈpæs ərzˈbaɪ, -ˌbaɪ, ˈpɑ sərz-/,
- passenger mile,
- passenger pigeon,
Origin of passerby
Examples from the Web for passerby
"You're a bunch of killers," a passerby told cops standing sentry there, according to one police source.
Because while calling a passerby “sexy” may be uncouth, it shouldn't be illegal.
She had been choked unconscious and very likely would have died had a passerby not scared away her attacker.
I was in a production of Oliver Twist and I was a passerby, and I had five words: “Coming down the street there!”Lupita Nyong’o On Her Magical Journey from Kenya to ‘12 Years A Slave’ and Possible Oscar Glory|Marlow Stern|February 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A passerby found her body last week, half hidden, half burned, in the Bois de Boulogne on the outskirts of Paris.France’s New Prostitution Law Targets Johns, Ignites National Debate|Christopher Dickey|December 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was a door perennially open, lest some passerby might escape without the greeting.The Seven-Branched Candlestick|Gilbert W. (Gilbert Wolf) Gabriel
Shop windows, freshly decked, tempted the passerby with foretastes of the season's styles in gowns and hats and furs.Destiny|Charles Neville Buck
A passerby appears down the path, and she hastily withdraws her hand.Kipps|H. G. Wells
It is well that you should call to every passerby, "Look here!"Bleak House|Charles Dickens
A passerby is first attracted by the bright color of a map showing the London subway system.