Definition of passerby in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpasərˌbī/

noun (plural passersby)

A person who happens to be going past something, especially on foot.
Example sentences
  • We are urging passers-by to be observant and have an extra pair of eyes without putting themselves in danger.
  • Police believe the attack could have been witnessed by dozens of passers-by who failed to raise the alarm.
  • They have also urged two passers-by who may have witnessed a man and girl near the scene of the incident to come forward.

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Syllabification: pass·er·by

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