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See definition of passerby on Dictionary.com
  • as inbystander
  • as inpedestrian

synonyms for passerby

  • eyewitness
  • observer
  • onlooker
  • spectator
  • kibitzer
  • looker-on
  • viewer
  • watcher
  • witness
  • gaper
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antonyms for passerby

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  • participant
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    How to use passerby in a sentence

    The video, shot by a passerby, begins after Franklin is supposed to be dead.
    MINNEAPOLIS POLICE WERE CLEARED IN THE 2013 KILLING OF TERRANCE FRANKLIN. A VIDEO COMPLICATES THE STORY—AND NOW THE CASE MAY BE REOPENEDJOSIAH BATESJUNE 25, 2021TIME
    I only hope some curious passerby picked it up from whatever park bench or lobby sofa or cafe table I left it on, read it and set it back out into the wilds.
    WORLD CLASS: REMEMBERING LEGENDARY TRAVEL WRITER JAN MORRISLIZA WEISSTUCHDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    On the way home Susanna could scarcely refrain from calling out to every passerby some hint of their good fortune.
    MIGHTY MIKKOPARKER FILLMORE
    Frank could see that the door was ajar, as though inviting the passerby to enter without the formality of knocking.
    THE OUTDOOR CHUMS AT CABIN POINTQUINCY ALLEN
    They take the boy to Paris, employ a passerby—a man of their own class, no doubt—for a few francs, to deliver him at your door.
    THE BLUE LIGHTSARNOLD FREDERICKS
    The rhododendron, with its brilliant colouring, is everywhere, and the little forget-me-not nods to every passerby.
    DAYS IN THE OPENLATHAN A. CRANDALL
    The "sport" was soon stopped, however, by a passerby, who administered a rebuke that could hardly be forgotten.
    BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. IV, NO. 3, SEPTEMBER 1898VARIOUS
    There is no need to be told that he is there almost by accident, that he came in a chance passerby, a bit uncertain of the door.
    A BOOK OF PREFACESH. L. MENCKEN
    And then a passerby dodged quickly past his shoulder, brushing against him, and waited humbly in the street.
    ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, AUGUST 1930VARIOUS
    At the approach of each passerby she was impelled to hide herself, in the belief that her appearance betrayed her intentions.
    THE SONG OF SONGSHERMANN SUDERMANN
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO PASSERBY

    • eyewitness
    • gaper
    • kibitzer
    • looker-on
    • observer
    • onlooker
    • passerby
    • spectator
    • viewer
    • watcher
    • witness
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