Definition of 'overhear'
Example sentences containing 'overhear'
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She tuned back into the here and now to overhear Serena, Gloria and Liz discussing clothes. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)Still, Stella couldn't resist straining to overhear the conversation. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)She glanced nervously in the direction of the door, as if she feared that her mother might overhear. DEATH OF AN UNKNOWN MAN (2002)
Trends of 'overhear'
Used Occasionally. overhear is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'overhear'
British English: overhear VERB
If you overhear someone, you hear what they are saying when they are not talking to you and they do not know that you are listening.
I overheard two doctors discussing my case.
Definition of overhear from the Collins English Dictionary
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