Examples of overhear in a Sentence
She overheard what her boss said to his secretary.
I overheard a rumor about you.
They were overheard discussing the project.
Recent Examples of overhear from the Web
The whispers Kevin Busby overheard from classmates when students learned a basketball coach was leaving the Orangewood Christian School still ring out in his mind, more than 20 years later.
Last summer, when Malachi overheard his parents talking about the death of Southport Police Lt.
One call came from a panicked mother who could be overheard speaking directly to her child.
Child Protective Services reported concerns for the girl after overhearing the stepfather screaming at the girl.
There, in late spring 2015, Nichols’ personal coach, Sarah Jantzi, overheard the 17-year-old girl talking with another elite gymnast, Aly Raisman, about Nassar’s invasive and inappropriate techniques.
The game is held at Pop's, and Archie overhears two of Hiram's associates discussing their disdain for the Lodges.
On Wednesday, a 16-year-old student in Lake County was arrested after a student on a school bus overheard him threatening to shoot up Leesburg High School, authorities said.
Linna overheard, and signed Archie & The Bunkers on the spot.
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First Known Use of overhear
OVERHEAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overhear for English Language Learners
: to hear (something that was said to another person) by accident
OVERHEAR Defined for Kids
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