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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Listened to (a speaker or his speech) without the speaker's knowledge or intention.

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used with object), : I accidentally overheard what they were saying
  • Simply include the word overheard in your update and share it with others.
  • As a dot-com company, Film Threat has survived because our overheard is so low.
  • A phone call overheard in a restaurant led police officers to arrest a suspect for auto theft. for more
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