Synonyms for bystander

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BYSTANDER

"He wouldn't thank you, sir, for interfering," remarked a bystander.

"It must have been a house of accommodation then for man and beast," replied a bystander.

Wilson watched him as curiously as though he had been merely a bystander.

"They are talking of sending her to the Refuge," answered a bystander.

A bystander interfered, and declared in favour of the strangers.

A bystander inquires what has become of the nose of the bust?

A bystander knew almost as little as they did about the result.

You will find a bystander may shoot a malefactor to save the life of a citizen.

In his struggles he hurt a bystander, who chanced to be a cook.

"Perhaps you'll tell us how the money came in your pocket," suggested a bystander.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from by + agent noun from stand (v.). They have been innocent at least since 1829.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BYSTANDER

fly on the wall

nounview of everyday life
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