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eavesdrop

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verb eaves·drop \ˈēvz-ˌdräp\

Simple Definition of eavesdrop

  • : to listen secretly to what other people are saying

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of eavesdrop

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to listen secretly to what is said in private

eavesdropper

noun

EAVESDROP Defined for Kids

eavesdrop

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verb eaves·drop \ˈēvz-ˌdräp\

Definition of eavesdrop for Students

eavesdropped

eavesdropping

  1. :  to listen secretly to private conversation




Law Dictionary

eavesdrop

intransitive verb eaves·drop

Legal Definition of eavesdrop

eavesdropped

eavesdropping

  1. :  to listen secretly to what is being said in private without the consent of the speaker — compare bug, wiretap

eavesdropper

noun




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