within hearing

Definition of within hearing

  1. :  close enough to be able to hear something She stayed within hearing of her mother's voice.

Word by Word Definitions

hearingplay
  1. :  the process, function, or power of perceiving sound

    :  the special sense by which noises and tones are received as stimuli

    :  earshot


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up within hearing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a person who is a bore or nuisance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!