Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





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

Definition 1: the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for wiretap in the sense of this definition

(wiretap is a kind of ...) the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically

Definition 2: tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information - [verb of perception]

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

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

Synonyms for wiretap in the sense of this definition

(wiretap is a kind of ...) listen without the speaker's knowledge

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

More words

Another word for wirer

Another word for wireman

Another word for wireless telephone

Another word for wireless telegraphy

Another word for wireless telegraph

Another word for wiretapper

Another word for wirework

Another word for wireworm

Another word for wiriness

Another word for wiring


Other word for wiring

wiring meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce wiring