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
One of my mom’s friends overheard people talking about me in a salon.
Deputies were dispatched after another resident who overheard the gunfire found the wounded man.
McDowell was also overheard on the radio pointing the finger at Elliott's teammate Kasey Kahne in the No.
At one point, he was overheard joking to friends that after all the work he’s done since last summer, this feels more like his 50th birthday.
A month before Trump took office, the FBI overheard several phone conversations between Flynn and Kislyak in the course of routine surveillance of the Russian Embassy.
The confrontation escalated as Kenny began raising his voice, and Rachel, who was just steps away mid-conversation with another contestant, ended up overhearing some of it.
About a month later, the girls caught on after overhearing a phone conversation and a meeting was scheduled.
Comey, according to sources, told senators that investigators overheard Russians discussing a third, private meeting Sessions had with Kislyak.
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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
Definition of overhear for Students
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