bystander definition

  • noun:
    • A person who occurs at an event without participating in it.
    • someone who, although current at some event, cannot take part in it; an observer or spectator
    • person who stands near; a spectator; a person who doesn't have nervous about business transacting.
    • a person who appears near; a spectator; the possibility looker-on; thus, one who has no anxiety about the business enterprise being transacted.
    • one of several greatest purchase of penitents within the discipline of the very early church. See consistentes.
    • a nonparticipant spectator

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