Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A passer-by.

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Examples

  • Many of them had fallen in doorways, where they blocked the vestibule; others, without strength to go farther, lay extended on the sidewalks and slept the sleep of death, not even rising when some by-passer trod on them and bruised an arm or leg, preferring the risk of death to the fatigue of changing their location.

    The Downfall

  • A by-passer, resident of Baku city Gulsum Mirzayeva was killed as a result of accident and five people, including Mercedes driver and passengers were injured and taken to hospital.

    APA

  • The coat educates every by-passer on bioplastics by telling them "I was a potato".

    TreeHugger

  • a bridge or corner of a street is without its shrine, its pictured saint and burning taper, before which every by-passer of high or low degree bows down and worships.

    The Land of Thor

  • Give us to drink! "that longing, pathetic cry, with which the wounded always pursue the by-passer whenever the sound of footsteps arouses them from their lethargy.

    The Downfall

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