overhear : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
We overheard the conversation at the next table
- As you stand pondering, you overhear the salesman talking to another customer about an identical car.
- Often other people at the bar would overhear their heated discussions and join in.
- They observe you trying on jeans, overhear you grousing to your friends.
- Andrea Mitchell in Washington Post
NBC political reporter Andrea Mitchell reported Sunday that Obama aides thought McCain "may have had some ability to overhear what the questions were to Obama."
- Bob Mould in ChartAttack
These are stories of my simple life in a complicated town,says Mould. "These are funny stories about me and my friends, things I see or overhear."