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Definitions and Synonyms of listen in | Another word for listen in | What is listen in?

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

Samples where listen in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for listen in in the sense of this definition

(listen in is a kind of ...) hear with intention

"Listen to the sound of this cello"

(... is a kind of listen in ) 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?"

Definition 2: listen quietly, without contributing to the conversation - [verb of perception]

(listen in is a kind of ...) hear with intention

"Listen to the sound of this cello"

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