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overhear

verb

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to listen to (another in private conversation)
  • it's not polite to try to overhear intimate friends sharing confidences

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The first known use of overhear was in 1549

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“Overhear.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overhear. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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