What does bystander mean?

Definitions for bystanderˈbaɪˌstæn dər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bystander.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bystander(noun)

    a nonparticipant spectator


  1. bystander(Noun)

    a person who, although present at some event, does not take part in it; an observer or spectator

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bystander(noun)

    one who stands near; a spectator; one who has no concern with the business transacting


  1. Bystander

    Bystander, a British weekly tabloid magazine, featured reviews, topical sketches, and short stories. Published from Fleet Street, it was established in 1903 by George Holt Thomas. Its first editor, William Comyns Beaumont, later edited from 1928-1932. It was notably popular in World War I for its publication of the "Old Bill" cartoons by Bruce Bairnsfather. The magazine also employed many notable artists including H. M. Bateman, W. Heath Robinson, Howard Elcock, Helen McKie, Will Owen, Edmund Blampied and L. R. Brightwell. It also published some of the earliest stories of Daphne du Maurier, as well as short stories by Saki, including "Filboid Studge, the Story of a Mouse that Helped." The magazine ran until 1940, when it merged with the Tatler.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bystander in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bystander in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  3. Gary Posternack:

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  4. Melvin Maddocks:

    A man's work is his dilemma his job is his bondage, but it also gives him a fair share of his identity and keeps him from being a bystander in somebody else's world.

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