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noun ear·shot \ˈir-ˌshät\

Definition of earshot

  1. :  the range within which one may hear a person's unaided voice waited until he was out of earshot

Examples of earshot in a sentence

  1. They were within earshot of each other.

  2. babysitters should remain within earshot of young children

1607

First Known Use of earshot

1607



EARSHOT Defined for English Language Learners

earshot

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noun ear·shot \ˈir-ˌshät\

Definition of earshot for English Language Learners

  • : the distance within which someone's voice can be heard


EARSHOT Defined for Kids

earshot

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noun ear·shot \ˈir-ˌshät\

Definition of earshot for Students

  1. :  the range within which a person's voice can be heard



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