Definition of passerby in English:
noun (plural passersby)
A person who happens to be going past something, especially on foot.
- 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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