Origin of passerby
How to use passerby in a sentence
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.
Gosta Peterson sits on the porch of his Long Island home and greets passersby.Gosta Peterson's Bohemian Rhapsody: Unpacking a Photographer's '60s Secrets|Lizzie Crocker|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passersby to come and love us.The Pocket R.L.S.|Robert Louis Stevenson
The front door went up a step from off this rough pavement, where the feet of the passersby rasped and clattered.Sons and Lovers|David Herbert Lawrence
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
They walked slowly down the street, Madge carrying the magazines so that the jackets would not be noticed by the passersby.The Missing Formula|Mildred A. Wirt, AKA Ann Wirt
Wilbur looked curiously at the pudgy clerk as he walked away, smiling coyly at the passersby.Mezzerow Loves Company|Floyd L. Wallace