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eavesdropping (on)

verb
present participle of eavesdrop (on)

Synonyms of eavesdropping (on)

to listen to (another in private conversation)
  • a nosy traveler who likes to eavesdrop on his fellow airline passengers

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“Eavesdropping (on).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eavesdropping%20%28on%29. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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