Definition of passerby in English:


Syllabification: pass·er·by
Pronunciation: /ˈpasərˌbī

noun (plural passersby)

  • A person who happens to be going past something, especially on foot.
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    • 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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