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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who listens attentively.

Usage examples (31)
  • Either the hearer is appalled at the idea (and voices some of the remarks about land-grabbing, crime, etc., etc.) or the hearer is really excited with us about it.
  • The hearer is responding from his point of view (location).
  • The effect of words upon the hearer is a mnemic phenomena, since it depends upon the past experience which gave him understanding of the words.
  • Papias, like Polycarp, was a "hearer" of John the Divine and Apostle. for more
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