Sentence example with the word 'eavesdrop'

eavesdrop

attend, auscultate, bend an ear, cock the ears, give attention, give ear, hear, hearken, intercept, listen, listen in, overhear, sit in on, spy, wiretap

Definition v. listen without the speaker's knowledge

Last update: May 5, 2016


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Electonic eavesdropping is used by the police.   [verb]

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When the maid appeared, she rubbed her eyelids and sat sleepily up as though just awakened: she remembered that she had eavesdropped, and the maid must be persuaded that she had not.   [Please select]

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He liked to eavesdrop on the conversations that people talk about.   [Please select]

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The vice president liked to eavesdrop on strangers near by the building.   [Please select]

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She instead looks for a seat at the bar near the group, going into eavesdrop mode.   [verb]

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The more complex the encryption algorithm, the more difficult it becomes to eavesdrop on the communications without access to the key.   [verb]

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So I judged I'd got to do the other thinglay for them and eavesdrop.   [verb]

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"I didn't intend to eavesdrop, and I didn't--very much; but since I couldn't help overhearing such a pertinent bit of conversation, I'll come up and we'll get to the bottom of it."'   [Please select]

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