What does the word bystander mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who stands by; a looker on.

Usage examples for bystander

  1. " A bystander often sees more of the game than those that play," answered Bianca. – The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
  2. Any casual bystander waiting to use the pay phones at that moment would have seen a remarkable transformation in the brown- haired boy at the row of phones. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus