noun, plural pass·ers·by [pas-erz-bahy, -bahy, pah-serz-], /ˈpæs ərzˈbaɪ, -ˌbaɪ, ˈpɑ sərz-/,
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Origin of passerby
Example sentences from the Web for passerby
Cook walked more slowly than most, stopping to engage with passersby who expressed their own frustration and support.
Jeffrey Holden had reportedly been shooting at houses and passersby before the authorities arrived at the scene.
Passersby passed by, displaying the full pageantry of West Village life.Well, La Ti Da: Stephin Merritt’s Winning Little Words of Scrabble|David Bukszpan|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rather ironically, the models seemed much more at ease—in fact, joyful—than any of the passersby.
Imagine the image seared into their brains of their father being tased as he called on passersby to help him.
While listlessly watching the passersby a touch of homesickness almost got the mastery of him.The Trail of the Tramp|A-No. 1 (AKA Leon Ray Livingston)
Yet the passersby did not realize the grim drama enacted inside the waiting machine.The Voice on the Wire|Eustace Hale Ball
There was no hope of drawing the attention of passersby to his situation.Jack's Ward|Horatio Alger, Jr.
In the evening the men wandered out to indulge in horse-play on the high-road and annoy the passersby.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
He amazed the passersby by alighting before his own front door in Paris where he left his airship while he went and ate breakfast.The Romance of Aircraft|Lawrence Yard Smith