Definitions

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  • n. One sitting near or nearby.

Etymologies

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From by- +‎ sitter.

Examples

  • And as if this illusion wasn't mind-bending enough, a pigeon is in turn pretending to hold Contador up in the air with his beak while a delighted bystander or bysitter looks on:

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  • Mr. SissyPants was immediately on his feet, tipping back his chair, which hit an innocent bysitter in the head, and her boyfriend, Chesty McHair, was just as quickly out of his seat and in Mr. SissyPants' face.

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  • B.t for the same reason I eschew Disney, the B.bysitter Club, and Junie B. Jones books, I downright refuse the barf/poop/belch genre: They're all junk-food books; trans-fat-laden, corn syrup-saturated Hostess cherry pies on the literary highway.

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