Passer-by



[pas-er-bahy, -bahy, pah-ser-] /ˈpæs ərˈbaɪ, -ˌbaɪ, ˈpɑ sər-/

noun, plural passersby
[pas-erz-bahy, -bahy, pah-serz-] /ˈpæs ərzˈbaɪ, -ˌbaɪ, ˈpɑ sərz-/ (Show IPA)
1.
a person passing by.
noun (pl) passers-by
1.
a person that is passing or going by, esp on foot
n.

also passerby, 1560s, from agent noun of pass (v.) + by; earlier, this sense was in passager (see passenger).

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