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Definitions and Synonyms of eavesdrop | Another word for eavesdrop | What is eavesdrop?

Definition 1: listen without the speaker's knowledge - [verb of perception]

Samples where eavesdrop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the jealous man was eavesdropping on his wife's conversations

Synonyms for eavesdrop in the sense of this definition

(eavesdrop is a kind of ...) hear with intention

"Listen to the sound of this cello"

(... is a kind of eavesdrop ) tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information

"The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy" "Is this hotel room bugged?"

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