Examples of passerby in a Sentence
A passerby saw the accident and stopped to help.
Passersby were asked if they were registered to vote.
Recent Examples of passerby from the Web
A passerby came across Thomas in the alley off Michigan Avenue near South Coast Highway shortly after 1 a.m. Friday.
A passerby took the wounded man to Police District 5, about six blocks away, where he was then taken to a hospital for treatment, police said.
The woman, 34, who was stabbed several times throughout her body, was discovered in the grass by a passerby at about 3:15 a.m. behind Dobbins High School on the 2100 block of Lehigh Avenue, police said.
A 10-week-old puppy named Annabelle narrowly escaped a fatal situation in Texas over the weekend when an altruistic passerby was in the right place at the right time.
A passerby reported seeing a body Saturday, and officials worked late into the night combing the river for any trace.
A passerby who heard the crash took the 3-year-old boy and another family member to Regions Hospital, but the boy did not survive.
Bicyclist Eric Siegrist, 25, remained in critical condition at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Wednesday, three days after a passerby found him severely injured and unconscious in the street near 8th and Franklin.
A passerby saw a man floating in the Conservatory Pond near 74th Street at about 8 a.m. on Sunday and jumped...
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First Known Use of passerby
PASSERBY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of passerby for English Language Learners
: a person who walks by something on a street or road
PASSERBY Defined for Kids
Definition of passerby for Students
: someone who goes by
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