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 confronts demonstrators outside the White House who were assembled to show support for President Donald Trump on Saturday, June 3.
A passerby pulled the child from the water, near Montgomery Village Avenue, Starks said.
On May 25, police were dispatched to Pat Catan's Craft Centers after a concerned passerby saw two kids alone inside of a gold Toyota Camry.
A curious passerby pulled out his smartphone to investigate the sleek vessel.
Fyad said the man punched a store security officer before a passerby helped detain him.
His body was found washing up on the shore of Hollywood beach early Wednesday by a passerby, who told WTVJ that the body had been tumbling in the waves and still had personal items on it.
At least one passerby called police to report the carjacking attempt about 6 p.m. and helped restrain the suspect until officers arrived, police Officer Robert Heims said.
One day, Gordon and the writers asked me to figure out a way to knock out a surveillance camera, or — at the very least — to make a passerby invisible to the camera.
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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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